ZHAIRE SMITH

BIRTHDATE: 6/4/99

POSITION: SHOOTING GUARD

HEIGHT: 6'5"

WEIGHT: 195 lbs

SCHOOL/ TEAM: Texas Tech

CLASS: Freshman

STRENGTHS

Athleticism - Explosive athlete with reported 45 inch vertical. Uses athleticism on both ends of the floor; Quick first step and second jump

Motor/ Energy - Active high energy player; Loves flying in for tip dunks and creates second chance opportunities for team; Nose for basketball

Feel for the game - Solid passer and ball mover. Unselfish player and decisive when he has the ball. Intuitive off the ball cutter. Finds holes in D

Rebounding - Good wing rebounder. Always a threat on offensive glass. Averaged 5 rebounds per game as a freshman

Length - Possesses a plus wingspan reported anywhere from 6'9"- 6'11"

Defense - Has the physical tools along with motor to be a great defender in NBA. Moves his feet well and potential to defend up to 4 positions

Frame - Solid frame that will be able to add more muscle. Broad shoulders and strong legs. Already strong enough to finish through contact

Scoring ability - Projects to be a very good complimentary player than cuts, runs the floor, attacks close outs and knocks down open jumpers

Efficiency - Shot over 50% from floor and 40% from 3. Understands his game and takes smart shots

WEAKNESSES

Creativity - Not much of a creative scorer who can create for himself of others off the dribble

Shooting - Although he shot an efficient 45% from 3, he only attempted 40 threes. Has slow release that looks like a two handed shot

Free throw percentage - 71% free throw percentage isn't terrible but could be a better indicator of where he's at as a shooter

Ball handling - Must improve as a ball handler; Currently just a straight line driver 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BARLOWE - , 2017

SUMMARY