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DraftExpress: At #55 Miami selects Semaj Christon from Xavier.
2014-06-26 23:55:06
DraftExpress: RT @Mike_Schmitz New @DraftExpress Preseason Scouting Video breaking down #Xavier PG Semaj Christon http://t.co/xMWwhQpXQi #NBADraft
2013-10-08 13:56:54
DraftExpress: New @DraftExpress Preseason Scouting Video breaking down #Xavier PG Semaj Christon http://t.co/xMWwhQpXQi #NBADraft
2013-10-08 10:22:28
DraftExpress: Top NBA Prospects in the Big East #2 Semaj Christon Scouting Video http://t.co/WVL5Q1u2io (via @Mike_Schmitz)
2013-10-08 10:18:47
DraftExpress: At the Nike Skills Academy in NJ. Watching Kyrie Irving go up against the likes of Aaron Craft Olivier Hanlan Semaj Christon and others.
2013-06-26 17:26:07
Team: Pesaro
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H: 6' 3"
W: 186 lbs
Bday: 11/01/1992
(23 Years Old)
Current: PG
Possible: PG
RSCI: 55
Agent: Barry Bolahood
High School: Brewster Academy
Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
Drafted:  Pick 55 in 2014 by Heat

Predraft Measurements
YearSourceHeight w/o ShoesHeight w/shoesWeightWingspanStanding ReachBody FatNo Step VertMax Vert
2014NBA Draft Combine6' 1.5"6' 3.25"1866' 6.5"8' 3"5.330.536.5
2013LeBron James CampNA6' 3"1856' 6"NANANANA
2013PG Skills AcadNA6' 3"1856' 6"NANANANA

Basic Per Game Statistics - Comprehensive Stats - Statistical Top 25s
2015/16ItalianSemaj Christon832.417.

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2014 NBA Combine Interviews: McDermott, Brown, Christon
May 18, 2014

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Top NBA Prospects in the Big East, Part 2: Semaj Christon Video
October 8, 2013

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2011 National Prep Showcase: Best of the Rest
November 27, 2011
Jonathan Givony

One of the top performers at this event, Xavier commit Semaj Christon (Unranked ESPN, #57 Scout, #72 Rivals) made a definite statement with his play at the National Prep Showcase, indicating he might be a little better he's been given credit for thus far.

Standing 6-2, with long arms, a good frame and very nice athleticism, Christon fits the bill for what scouts look for in a point guard from a physical standpoint and then some.

Christon can create his own shot effectively thanks to his solid ball-handling skills and excellent quickness, being especially impressive in transition, where he can finish above the rim. He does a good job of creating high percentage shots for himself as well as his teammates, usually in the form of drive and dish plays. He can get a bit wild at times with his decision making in the half-court, though, as its clear his knowledge of the game and all-around playmaking skills are still in need of refinement. At this stage Christon appears to be more of a slasher than a shooter, as we did not see him attempt many perimeter jumpers at this tournament.

Defensively, Christon has excellent potential thanks to his physical attributes and the toughness he displays, which will fit in nicely with the way Xavier likes to play. He should be able to defend either guard position at the NCAA level, which is a big plus.

All in all, Christon appears to be a very talented guard who will fit in very well at Xavier. It remains to be seen how quickly he will be able to take the reigns as their primary ball-handler and playmaker, as he's still a little rough around the edges, but is definitely a prospect to keep an eye on for the future, especially once he mans the point guard position for them full time.
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