MELVIN FRAZIER

BIRTHDATE: 8/30/96

POSITION: Small Forward

HEIGHT: 6'6"

WEIGHT: 200 lbs

SCHOOL/ TEAM: Tulane

CLASS: Junior

STRENGTHS

Athleticism - Not an explosive athlete but very fluid with long strides; Plays with pace does not rely on athleticism

Unselfish - Good passing instincts and vision, moves the ball and can make plays for others

Scoring  - Attacks close outs, scored efficiently  from all over the floor; slashes to rim and moves without the ball

Transition game - Can lead or finish fast break. Excels in the open floor

Toughness - Likes to create and play through contact

Rebounding - Good rebounder from the wing

Defensive potential - Averaged 2 steals per game his last two seasons at Tulane. Good at reading the passing lanes

Energy - Active player with an adequate motor

Upside - Made huge improvements from sophomore to junior season. Numbers, especially shooting percentages increased significantly

Versatility - Does a little bit of everything on the floor, scores, rebounds, defends and passes. Jack of all trades but master of none.

WEAKNESSES

Turnover Prone -  Has more turnovers than assists over college career. Junior season was only positive assists to turnover ratio season.

Shooting - Made great strides as a shooter; Shot 38% from 3 on 91 attempts this season. Must build upon shooting and improve consistency

Reading defenses - Tendency to drive into traffic and not read the second line of defense. Does not always drive with a plan

Finishing at the rim - Lacks explosiveness and pop. Could struggle finishing vs NBA rim protectors

Rafael Barlowe - May 15, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

BARLOWE - , 2017

SUMMARY