NAZ REID

BIRTHDATE: 8/26/99

POSITION: Power Forward/Center

HEIGHT: 6'10"

WEIGHT: 250 lbs

SCHOOL/ TEAM: LSU

CLASS: Freshman

STRENGTHS

  • Impressive combination of size, mobility and skills

  • Fluid and agile with good feet/footwork

  • Scores in a variety of ways

  • Can outmuscle weaker opponents to get to his sweet spots

  • Decent touch around the rim; Can finish with both hands

  • Potentially could be a stretch 5 if he continues to improve his shot

  • Capable enough ball handler to make plays off the dribble

  • Good offensive rebounder; Has knack for getting putbacks

  • As he develops could become a matchup problem for defenses with due to his versatility

  • Effective scorer when cutting to rim

  • Can rim run when he chooses to

WEAKNESSES

  • Still more of a raw talent at this point in his career

  • Lacks pop, burst and explosiveness

  • Misses a lot of bunnies around the rim

  • Plays an isolation style/ball stopping post game

  • Tendency to settle for jump shots

  • Would rather trail to shoot a 3 in transition than rim run

  • Has too many ugly possessions, especially when doubled teamed on the first dribble

  • His main and only post move is to overpower into a drop step

  • Turnover prone

  • Only shot 37% on post ups

  • Inefficient as a roll man (38%FG)