DraftExpress NBA Draft Prospect Profile: Kennedy Meeks, Stats, Comparisons, and Outlook
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DraftExpress: RT @jamesplowright @DraftExpress I have never seen Kennedy Meeks play and he's already my favourite player in college ball next year #K ...
2013-04-05 10:38:10
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2013-04-05 10:16:53
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2013-04-05 09:49:21
DraftExpress: Duke-UNC Smackdown Part 7 from the McDonald's AA Game w\/ Jabari Parker Matt Jones Kennedy Meeks and Isaiah Hicks http://t.co/qFXh6gqN6t
2013-04-04 00:13:32
DraftExpress: Kennedy Meeks (tarheel_01) reached UNC-Duke smackdown legend status today. RT @bDOTmitch23 Who was the biggest trash talker?
2013-04-02 15:38:49
Team: North Carolina, Sophomore
PhysicalsPositionsRankings Misc
H: 6' 9"
W: 279 lbs
Bday: 02/05/1995
(19 Years Old)
Current: C
NBA:   C
Possible: C
Pick: 48 in 2016 Mock Draft
Rank 74 in Top 100 Prospects
Rank 21 in NCAA Sophomores
RSCI: 54
High School: West Charlotte
Hometown: Charlotte, NC

Predraft Measurements
YearSourceHeight w/o ShoesHeight w/shoesWeightWingspanStanding ReachBody FatNo Step VertMax Vert
2012LeBron James CampNA6' 9.5"2977' 0"NANANANA
2012Amare Stoudemire CampNA6' 9.5"2977' 0"NANANANA
2011LeBron James CampNA6' 9"2797' 0"NANANANA

Basic Per Game Statistics - Comprehensive Stats - Statistical Top 25s
2013/14NCAAKennedy Meeks3416. 1.52.658.

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Recruiting Rankings: ESPN: #17, Scout: #29, Rivals: #51, 24/7: #46

-6-9 in shoes with a 7-0 wingspan
-Basketball IQ is off the charts
-Operates like a point-center out on the floor
-Tremendous passer for his position
-Has the offense run through him in the high post and finds the open man cutting to the basket every single time
-Too strong for opposing big men to keep outside of the paint
-Can score in the low post
-Has phenomenal hands
-Extremely soft touch around the basket
-Can knock down an outside jumper with nice form
-Shoots a very high percentage from the floor
-Appears to be a very positive teammate. Always cheering. First one off the bench
-Has the length and timing to block an occasional shot
-Terrific rebounder

-Weighed in at nearly 300 pounds at the LeBron James Skills Academy
-Conditioning a significant factor. Gets winded easily
-Doesn't run the floor incredibly well
-Lacks great athleticism. Plays completely below the rim guy
-Undersized center at 6-9 1/2
-Doesn't always dominate offensively the way that he should. Appears to be a bit bored playing at this level
-Tends to coast a bit, hanging out on the perimeter and letting the defense off easy
-Should focus on becoming a better low-post presence: improving his footwork, left hand and counter moves

Outlook: Tremendously skilled and smart big man who is mature beyond his years. Needs to shed at least 25 pounds of baby fat before headed to college, and not settle for playing so much on the perimeter, but it's impossible to find big men with his understanding of the game. If he has the internal motivation necessary to get his weight down and utilize his strong frame more regularly, he will have a great pro career.


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