Kevin Huerter is a versatile guard hailing from the Maryland Terrapins. How does his skill set translate to the NBA?
The Atlanta Hawks selected Kevin Huerter with the 19th pick in the 2018 Draft after trading back with the Dallas Mavericks to get Trae Young at pick 5.
Huerter averaged 14.8 points per game last season as a sophomore, improving from his freshman average of 9.3 points per game. Known for his 3 point shot, he was one of the better 3 point shooting prospects in this years draft. Huerter shot a solid 41.7 percent from 3 point range and finished with 50 percent field goal percentage overall.
Here is Kevin Huerter versus Michigan where he shows his skills as he poured in 19 points.
Huerter will use his semi-polished, all-around offensive game to help him succeed in the NBA under head coach Lloyd Pierce. Hawk’s GM Travis Schlenk is looking to build his version of the Warriors in Atlanta, and Huerter could be his next Klay Thompson. He stands at 6’7 with a very versatile offensive skill set.
His offensive game and his high basketball IQ should give the Hawks a bright future at the shooting guard position.
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