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2012 NBA Draft Scouting Report: Henry Sims





Written by Paul Banks of the Washington Times, and David Kay of the The Sports Bank.
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2012 NBA Draft Scouting Report: Henry Sims


Position: Center

Size: 6-10, 245

School: Georgetown, Senior


Strengths:
  • Terrific passer
  • Length
  • Solid athleticism
  • Runs the floor well
  • Brings good energy to the court
  • Ability to power dribble to the right and get to the rim
  • Quick spin move on the block
  • Rarely forces the issue; takes what is given to him
  • Basketball IQ



    Weaknesses:
  • Mid-range game
  • Touch around the basket
  • Limited moves on the block
  • Aggressiveness on the glass
  • Slightly undersized to be a center; not skilled enough to be true power forward

    Summary: After massively underachieving for his first three years at Georgetown, Sims has had a breakout senior season which has given him some buzz as a likely second-round pick. NBA teams are always in need of size and there are not a lot of true big men in the 2012 NBA Draft, so Sims should hear his name called.

    Player Comparison: A poor-man's Joakim Noah. This is a bit of a stretch but there aren't a ton of big men who possess the passing ability of Sims. Noah is one of them, and like Sims, the Bulls center has a fairly limited offensive game and relies on his energy to be a productive NBA player. In no way do I think Sims will ever be a starter at the NBA level like Noah, but the two do have similar skills.





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    2012 NBA Mock Draft


    2013 NBA Mock Draft


    2012 NBA Draft Prospect Rankings


    2012 NBA Draft Scouting Reports








    Written by Paul Banks of the Washington Times, and David Kay of the The Sports Bank.
    Send Paul an e-mail here: paulb05 AT hotmail DOT com.
    All other e-mail, including advertising and link proposals, send to: [email protected]




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