Rodney Hood Draft Profile

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Hometown Meridian, Mississippi
Birthday (Age) 10/20/1992 (21)
Height 6'8"
Weight 208
Wingspan 6'8.5"
Projection First-round Pick

Combine Results

Standing Reach Body Fat No Step Vert Max Vert Max Reach Vert Lane Agility 3/4 Sprint
8'7" 7.5% 29.0 in 36.0 in 11'7" 11.21 sec 3.38 sec

2013-14 Stats

Games (MPG) PPG TRPG (ORPG) APG (TOPG) SPG FGM/A (%) 3FGM/A (%) FTM/A (%)
35 (32.9) 16.1 3.9 (0.8) 2.1 (1.5) 0.7 5.5/11.8 (46.4%) 2.0/4.8 (42.0%) 3.1/3.9 (80.7%)

According To The Experts:

Strengths

Range Midrange Polished

Weaknesses

Defense Strength Potential

“Solid athlete and left handed wing scorer that can score from all three levels … Really strong shooter from both the outside and midrange, stretches the floor … First step is strong and can take defenders off of the dribble … Capable passer who has some play making ability, unselfish.”NBADraft.net

“Hood is generally an efficient player offensively, as he takes what the defense gives him and rarely looks out of control. He's a solid straight-line ball-handler, particularly attacking closeouts, but was also given some ball-handling responsibilities in the half-court. Duke relied primarily on small-ball lineups this year, with Hood seeing a good amount of minutes at the power forward position, where he can be very effective as a mismatch threat against slower collegiate big men, particularly with the terrific spacing his team displayed. 32.5% of his offense came off isolation plays and on the pick and roll, even if it remains to be seen how much of a shot-creator he'll be in the NBA when he's asked to move down one or two positions and is guarded by legit wing defenders.”DraftExpress.com

“Hood is a little more one-dimensional, but his great size for his position and effortless stroke from long range have earned him a lot of fans in the late lottery to mid-first round.”ESPN.com