How do you define a "Guard" prospect? These players are the ball-handlers expected to create shots and get a team into its offense, whether they're considered true floor generals or not. John Wall Kentucky, Freshman Point Guard 6-4, 195 pounds, 19 years old Supremely athletic point guard with size, vision, intensity and major upside.
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Ohio State, Junior Shooting Guard/Small Forward 6-7, 205 pounds, 21 years old Incredibly versatile wing who defended four positions at the college level and can legitimately run the point.
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Oklahoma, Sophomore Shooting Guard 6-4, 200 pounds, 20 years old Talented shot-creator and overall perimeter scorer.
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South Florida, Junior Point Guard/Shooting Guard 6-4, 205 pounds, 21 years old Extremely aggressive shot-creator/scorer who gets to the free-throw line at will.
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Memphis, Sophomore Shooting Guard 6-4, 175 pounds, 20 years old Athletic combo guard who can create his own shot and guard either backcourt position.
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Kentucky, Freshman Point Guard/Shooting Guard 6-1, 190 pounds, 19 years old Long, athletic combo guard who plays hard and has plenty of room to improve.
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Texas, Freshman Point Guard/Shooting Guard 6-3, 180 pounds, 19 years old Quick, long combo guard with solid perimeter shooting skills and a defense-oriented mentality.
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Cal, Senior Point Guard 5-10, 160 pounds, 22 years old Bite-sized point guard with deep range and exceptional playmaking ability.
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Alabama, Senior Point Guard/Shooting Guard 6-5, 210 pounds, 21 years old Big, athletic point guard who gets to the rack and still has plenty of upside.
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Kansas, Senior Point Guard 5-11, 190 pounds, 23 years old Aggressive, experienced combo guard with a long resume of clutch scoring.
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