Uses ball fakes to create space to get off his shot
Able finisher when he gets to the rim
Too often falls in love with his jumper
Needs to be more aggressive in attacking the basket
Ball-handling could use improvement in iso situations
Tends to show his frustration when his shot is not falling and carries it over to the defensive end
Not a great perimeter defender
Summary: Buford has been a solid player throughout his collegiate career but has not elevated his game to a consistent point where he will be a surefire first-round pick. More than likely, Buford will be a role player at best in the NBA and figures to be a late first/early second-round pick.
Player Comparison: John Salmons. Both Salmons and Buford are athletic enough to get to the basket but rely more on their outside jumper as their best weapon. I am not sure Buford will put up the numbers that Salmons has in recent years, but remember that Salmons was a late first-round pick who didn't find his niche in the league until fifth season. Buford could develop into that type of scorer if he finds the right landing spot.
A little late on this par but here goes: Houston -134 and if time available going in the second tier spot the Dodgers either with the high ML or I may go the way of the RL. Another: Colorado -134, two open. Another: Nats -149, two open. Another: Boston -200 (Sale), two open. GL tonight folks.
With every sports outlet picking the Titans, I feel they are overrated. I had them underrated last year but loved their o-line. They keep referencing before Mariota got injured. The thing is they were getting killed by the Jaguars before that injury. They pulled out some huge wins vs KC and GB but also struggled in their own division. I also wonder how Mariota's injury heals for this season as it was late in the season. I think they will be more of a .500 team that keeps games close. Hopefully, that means they cover the spread as underdogs.