NBA Scout: Doug McDermott Could be Version of Kyle Korver
The way one NBA scout sees it, Doug McDermott could be the next Kyle Korver.
“He’s a first-round pick and he will have to go to a team that appreciates what he brings to the table as a scorer and not a defender or athlete,” the veteran scout told SNY.tv after watching McDermott put up 33 points Sunday when Creighton beat Nebraska, 82-67.
“He has no true position but will be a solid backup. Maybe he can be a version of Kyle Korver.”
Adam Zagoria is a New York Times contributor and Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
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