Huerter impressed NBA scouts at the NBA Draft Combine in Chicago, going for 14 points (5-11 FG, 3-8 three-pointers) in his first game. He also posted a shuttle run of 2.96 seconds.
Kevin Huerter talks about his reputation as a shooter and how he envisions his game translating to the NBA. pic.twitter.com/Fbz0ugGxd6— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) May 25, 2018
He’s currently projected as the No. 19 pick in the NBA Draft to the Atlanta Hawks, per ESPN.com. “He’s definitely a first-rounder,” one source said. “He’s not getting out of the first round.” Photo: USA Today Sports
Kevin Huerter also appears to be helping himself so far. Looks automatic from NBA range with his feet set. Passing it well. Putting in a good effort in defensively. He’s grown over an inch since last year according to the measurements. Seems to have strong buzz among NBA folks.— Jonathan Givony (@DraftExpress) May 17, 2018