Prospect Profile: Mitch McGary

In-depth look at the draft prospect out of Michigan

“My family and I want to thank everyone for giving us privacy and the time to make this decision,” McGary said in a statement released by the school. “As you know, it was important for us to weigh all the factors that go into something like this. With that being said, I am ready to move on to the next stage in my life and enter the NBA Draft."


Basics

Height Weight Wingspan Position College Hometown
6'10" 255 6'11.5" Forward Michigan Chesterton, ID

Collegiate Career

Season G MPG FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT RPG APG SPG BPG PTS AVG
2012-13 39 19.7 134 224 .598 23 52 .442 6.3 0.6 1.1 0.7 291 7.5
2013-14 8 24.6 30 55 .545 16 24 .667 8.3 1.5 1.9 0.8 76 9.5
Totals 47 20.6 164 279 .588 39 76 .513 6.6 0.8 1.2 0.7 367 7.8

Three-point field goals: 2012-13, 0-for-0; 2013-14, 0-for-2 (.000). Totals: 0-for-2 (.000).


Accolades

  • Selected NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Team in 2013 after helping Michigan reach the National Title game.
  • Played for USA Basketball Men's Junior National Select Team at Nike Hoop Summit as a high school senior in 2012.

Strengths

Has an NBA body and the skill-set of a true NBA four who can operate from the high post. Good ball-handler and passer. Runs the floor very well and is extremely bouncy


Quotes

"Big, physical center who is an underrated passer, shooter and rebounder. There are concerns with his back after having surgery."

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Projections

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