PEYTON WATSON

BIRTHDATE: 9/11/02

POSITION: Wing Initiator

HEIGHT: 6'8"

WEIGHT: 200

SCHOOL/ TEAM: UCLA

CLASS: Freshman 

STATS

STRENGTHS

  • Versatile wing playmaker that could develop into a primary ball handler/initiator

  • Long lanky and wiry frame at 6'8"

  • Really good passing instincts and feel

  • Unselfish; can play too unselfish 

  • Good athlete; quick twitch and bouncy 

  • Speed and quickness with the ball

  • Potential to develop into a really good P&R threat 

  • Rebound and run threat 

  • Rebounds in traffic 

  • Defensive upside 

  • Floater package 

  • Good scorer and slasher off the bounce

  • High motors and energy

  • Defensive versatility

AREAS TO IMPROVE

  • Lightweight; needs to get stronger

  • Shooting range 

  • Looked hesitant to shoot at U19s

  • May struggle playing off the ball

  • Can be too unselfish and overpass 

FULL SCOUTING REPORT COMING SOON