TARAN ARMSTRONG

BIRTHDATE: 1/15/02

POSITION: Point Guard

HEIGHT: 6'5"

WEIGHT: 185

SCHOOL/ TEAM: Cal Baptist 

CLASS: Freshman

STATS

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STRENGTHS

  • Big point guard at 6’5”

  • Super creative playmaker 

  • Excellent vision and feel as a passer 

  • Great touch and timing on passes

  • Throws passes from all angles with creativity 

  • Passes teammates open

  • Manipulates defenses with his eyes 

  • Patient passer

  • Slowly gets to the rim 

  • Likes to post up smaller guards 

  • Extremely confident passer and scorer 

  • Smaller version of Josh Giddey

  • A little dance and boogie in his ball handling 

  • Better athlete than he looks; Will finish with dunks

  • Very deceptive athlete; plays at his own pace 

  • High AST/TO ratio 

  • Good rebounder 

  • Shows flashes of shot creation 

  • Plays with flare that excites crowds and energized teammates 

AREAS TO IMPROVE | CONCERNS

  • Teams press him; don’t respect speed 

  • Tendency to hunt highlights 

  • Shot selection 

  • 3 point shooting 

  • Finishing in traffic and though contact

FULL SCOUTING REPORT COMING SOON