Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

SHAI GILGEOUS-ALEXANDER (OKC)

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#2•SGA

PG • 6'6, 180 lbs; 2nd year, Kentucky

FUTURE TOP DOG

NBA ROLE: TWO-WAY PG

 

Keep close watch on Shai GIlgeous-Alexander, a 6'6 lead guard by way of Toronto; high IQ PG: uses length* to a supreme advantage, gets to where he needs to go on the floor; somewhat methodical, though SGA benefits from long strides & quick bursts while penetrating; future drive & kick star? - gets to the rim in only a few dribbles, hits bigs & shooters at opportune moments; plays at an even-keeled pace: post-up playmaker at some point?; slender frame, must continuing adding strength to absorb contact & maintain physicality in the league; emerging scorer off the dribble, encouraging float game + controlled finisher around the basket; needs to work on a faster release on triples, develop confidence shooting on the move; tremendous defensive potential, possesses the size/length & lateral quickness to harass guards; traded to Thunder - OKC's PG of the future, top prospect

 

*6'11 wingspan


SIGNATURE!

DRIVING DUNK

STEP BACK J


MORE ON SHAI

  • Career: 10.8 points/game, 3.3 assists/game, 48% FG

  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2019)

  • Second Team All-ACC (2018)

  • SEC All-Freshman Team (2018)

  • Cousin of Nickeil Alexander-Walker (NOP)

  • (FACTORY SETTING) NBA 2K20 RATING: 79