DraftExpress NBA Draft Prospect Profile: Rasheed Sulaimon, Stats, Comparisons, and Outlook
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DraftExpress: Top NBA Prospects in the ACC Part 3 Rasheed Sulaimon Scouting Video http://t.co/Jv6Suive2F
2013-09-06 18:06:19
DraftExpress: 16 points in 15 minutes for Jahlil Okafor. Rasheed Sulaimon having a big 4th quarter here. USA pulling away. 63-52 5 minutes left. #fibaU19
2013-07-03 15:52:32
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2013-06-16 14:48:00
DraftExpress: RT @usabasketball Don't miss Duke guard Rasheed Sulaimon discussing what it means to represent the U.S. http://t.co/bO8P5I3X87
2013-06-15 15:48:12
DraftExpress: Some of the guys I'm hearing could be on the USA U19 WC roster Marcus Smart Jabari Parker Rasheed Sulaimon Jahlil Okafor Tyus Jones...
2013-04-22 17:29:45
Team: Duke, Junior
PhysicalsPositionsRankings Misc
H: 6' 4"
W: 186 lbs
Bday: 03/09/1994
(20 Years Old)
Current: SG
NBA:   SG
Possible: SG
Rank 22 in NCAA Juniors
RSCI: 15
High School: Strake Jesuit
Hometown: Houston, TX

Predraft Measurements
YearSourceHeight w/o ShoesHeight w/shoesWeightWingspanStanding ReachBody FatNo Step VertMax Vert
2013USA Basketball6' 3"6' 4"1946' 7"8' 5.5"NANANA
2012Hoop Summit6' 3"6' 4.25"1866' 8"8' 5"NANANA
2011LeBron James CampNA6' 4.5"1856' 7"NANANANA
2011Deron Williams CampNA6' 4.5"1856' 7"NANANANA

Basic Per Game Statistics - Comprehensive Stats - Statistical Top 25s
YearLeagueNameGPMinPtsFGFGAFG%2Pt2PtA2P%3Pt3PtA3P%FTMFTAFT%OffDefTOTAstsStlsBlksTOsPFs
2013/14NCAARasheed Sulaimon3425.69.92.97.240.21.64.139.71.33.141.02.83.776.80.51.92.42.40.80.01.12.2

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Top NBA Prospects in the ACC, Part 3: Rasheed Sulaimon Scouting Video
September 6, 2013


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USA Basketball U19 World Championship Training Camp Report, Part Two
June 19, 2013
Projected to be one of the most important players on the roster going into this event, Sulaimon did little to disprove that notion here in Colorado Springs in front of his college coach Mike Kryzewski.

Interview


Despite being hampered somewhat by an injured wrist (suffered here diving for a loose ball), Sulaimon showed the same blend of versatility and smarts that made him such a highly touted high school recruit, spending considerable time running the point guard position during the scrimmages and not really looking out of place.

He was terrific in transition, unselfish creating for others in the half-court, extremely intense on the defensive end, and rarely made any mistakes. When the opposing defense was practicing their 2-3 zone, he quickly showed the perils of doing so against the US squad in a real game, knocking down a barrage of 3-pointers that had to put the US coaching staff at ease. After making 37% of his 3-point attempts as a freshman at Duke, Sulaimon will have to continue to shoot the ball consistently to keep international defenses honest and provide his big men and slashing guards with the spacing they need to take advantage of their superior physical attributes. While Sulaimon still has work to do with pull-up jumper, as a finisher around the basket, and as an all-around creator in the half-court, he brings plenty of other things to the table that would lead you to believe that he'll have a long career at the NBA level as long as he continues to improve.
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2012 Nike Hoop Summit: USA Team Measurements
April 7, 2012
Rasheed Sulaimon
Height without shoes: 6'3
Height with shoes: 6'4.25
Weight: 186
Wingspan: 6-8
Standing Reach: 8-5
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Boost Mobile Elite 24: Interviews (Part Two)
September 30, 2011


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Boost Mobile Elite 24: Scouting Reports (Part One)
September 6, 2011
Matt Kamalsky



One of the more impressive guards we saw at the Boost Mobile Elite 24 was Duke commit Rasheed Sulaimon (#10 Scout, #12 ESPN, #32 Rivals), a hard working late-bloomer who continues to get better.

Listed at 6'3 (but likely closer to 6-4 or 6-5) with long arms that allow him to play bigger than his height, Sulaimon is an extremely smooth athlete. He needs to continue adding weight to his frame, but can play above the rim in transition, has a terrific first step, and displays good lateral quickness on the defensive end.

Few guards at the high school level display his combination of scoring versatility and agressiveness. Able to make plays in the mid-range area or draw contact at the basket with a full head of steam, Sulaimon can score with a floater in the paint, a silky smooth pull-up jumper, and an increasingly consistent catch-and-shoot jump shot that he knocks down with range. He draws fouls at a high rate and is absolutely tenacious in transition, often finishing plays above the rim and through contact. He needs to continue improving the consistency of his jumper and polish up his advanced ball-handling skills, but Sulaimon has improved his scoring arsenal considerably in recent years, and doesn't take no for an answer in his quest for getting buckets.

On top of his ability to score the ball, Sulaimon is a heady passer. He's a competitive, but unselfish player who isn't afraid to give the ball up intelligently when his teammate has a better look. He does drive into trouble from time to time, but was one of the more mature players we watched over the course of the week in Los Angeles, something that bodes well for his transition to the college level.

On the defensive end, Sulaimon's length, toughness and competitiveness make him a capable stopper. He has the potential to defend both guard positions at the next level, and with increased strength, could be a real asset on that end of the floor.

Sulaimon has always been known for his demeanor on the floor and his intelligence off it. At the Boost Mobile Elite 24, it appeared to us that his skill set has really begun to catch up with his physical tools and intangibles. If his body continues to fill out, he's going to a prospect to keep tabs on already as a freshman at Duke.
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Boost Mobile Elite 24: Duke-UNC Smackdown, Part Five
August 29, 2011
Our renowned Duke-UNC Smackdown continues with another session at the Boost Mobile Elite 24 game in Los Angeles.

Participants this year include: Rasheed Sulaimon and Marcus Paige.


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