In my previous Los Angeles Clippers draft prospect profiles, the focus has been on guards, but it’s not only the backcourt where the Clippers need to add more depth. With Hedo Turkoglu being a free agent this summer, and Danny Granger reportedly opting out to do likewise, drafting someone like K.J. McDaniels would be wise to bolster their roster at the three spot.
McDaniels enters the NBA Draft as a junior from Clemson. The 21-year-old already has a lot of polish to the fundamentals of his game, and is among the best two way wings in the draft.
His athleticism and ability to adjust on both ends of the floor make McDaniels someone that the Clippers should be taking a very long look at.
Let’s take a more detailed look at McDaniels game to establish why.