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RJ Barrett
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Team: Duke Blue DevilsHeight: 6-7 Born: 6/14/2000
Class-Eligibility: Fr-FrWeight: 202 Hometown: Mississauga, Canada


Scouting Report

OVERVIEW
RJ Barrett had a stellar season in his only college year playing for Duke. He was a big-time scorer and averaged a team-leading 22.6 points per game. He seemed to embrace the responsibility as a go-to scorer, perhaps too much at times. But he was capable of scoring in so many ways. He can get into the lane, sometimes overmatching or overpowering guards and many forwards. He's able to finish plays through contact.
Barrett can score from the perimeter, though he had stretches when his outside shooting tended to be a burden. He also pulled in 7.6 rebounds per game, so he can get it done in that category. From the get-go, it was clear he planned to play just one season for Duke. He pretty much lived up to the expectations and probably improved in enough areas to keep his draft stock stable.
ANALYSIS
Barrett played along with Zion Williamson for most of the season (except when Williamson was out injured) and so there was lots of talent on the court at the same time, and Barrett might have benefited from Williamson's presence. Barrett's turnover totals were sometimes too high, though there were stretches when he was a primary ball handler for Duke.
He's left-handed and that can be an advantage. If teams concentrate their defense on him, they might force him to go to the right more often, so he'll have to become more willing to adjust. Barrett's endurance and conditioning were top notch, though the percentage of minutes that he played for Duke likely will be tempered at the professional level.
There won't be many 6-foot-7 wings as equipped to step into a key role. He'll turn 19 years old before the draft, but physically he's advanced beyond the prototypical teenager.
Projection: Top 5 pick
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Career Stats

Per Game Team G GS MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG PFPG FG% 3P% FT%
18-19 Duke 38 38 35.3 22.6 7.6 4.3 0.9 0.4 3.2 1.8 .454 .308 .665
Career 38 38 35.3 22.6 7.6 4.3 0.9 0.4 3.2 1.8 .454 .308 .665

Totals Team G GS Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR REB A Stl Blk TO PF Pts
18-19 Duke 38 38 1341 319 702 73 237 149 224 59 289 164 34 16 123 70 860
Career 38 38 1341 319 702 73 237 149 224 59 289 164 34 16 123 70 860

Game Logs

Date Opp Result Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR REB A Stl Blk TO PF Pts
11/6 @Kty W 118-84 32 13 26 3 7 4 8 0 4 6 0 0 2 2 33
11/11 Army W 94-72 33 9 19 3 9 2 2 0 6 2 1 0 5 3 23
11/14 EastMi W 84-46 25 8 21 0 4 4 7 2 4 6 1 0 2 0 20
11/19 @SDSU W 90-64 26 5 14 3 6 7 9 1 4 5 0 0 1 4 20
11/20 Auburn W 78-72 39 7 20 2 8 2 3 2 9 2 1 0 4 1 18
11/21 @Gonz L 87-89 39 9 25 1 4 4 8 1 7 3 1 1 1 1 23
11/27 Ind W 90-69 27 9 18 2 4 2 3 3 9 1 1 2 5 5 22
12/1 Stet W 113-49 17 12 14 2 4 0 1 2 7 7 4 0 1 1 26
12/5 Hart W 84-54 36 10 14 3 4 4 7 2 15 4 0 1 1 2 27
12/8 Yale W 91-58 36 9 19 3 9 9 12 1 7 6 1 1 3 1 30
12/18 Prince W 101-50 25 11 21 0 3 5 6 2 6 3 1 1 1 1 27
12/20 TxTch W 69-58 39 7 22 0 7 2 3 0 3 1 2 0 6 4 16
1/5 Clem W 87-68 32 5 14 1 5 2 2 2 9 4 0 1 2 2 13
1/8 @Wake W 87-65 33 8 17 2 6 3 6 0 1 7 0 0 4 1 21
1/12 @FlaSt W 80-78 40 10 19 4 7 8 9 0 3 0 2 0 3 0 32
1/14 Syr L 91-95 45 8 30 4 17 3 3 3 16 9 0 1 1 2 23
1/19 UVa W 72-70 40 11 19 1 6 7 11 0 5 3 0 0 1 0 30
1/22 @Pitt W 79-64 37 10 24 3 7 3 4 1 5 3 2 0 4 2 26
1/26 GaTech W 66-53 38 8 16 1 5 7 8 3 11 3 2 0 6 2 24
1/28 @ND W 83-61 34 7 17 3 6 0 0 1 9 1 0 0 3 2 17
2/2 StJn W 91-61 33 6 15 0 5 3 8 2 14 4 2 1 3 0 15
2/5 BC W 80-55 27 5 12 2 4 7 9 2 5 2 0 1 2 4 19
2/9 @UVa W 81-71 40 8 15 6 10 4 7 2 7 3 1 0 5 2 26
2/12 @Lou W 71-69 37 4 14 2 4 3 6 2 7 4 1 0 4 2 13
2/16 NCSU W 94-78 37 8 17 1 4 6 6 2 11 10 0 0 0 1 23
2/20 UNC L 72-88 40 11 22 3 11 8 10 3 13 4 0 1 5 0 33
2/23 @Syr W 75-65 40 14 20 2 5 0 1 1 5 7 0 0 3 1 30
2/26 @VaTech L 72-77 36 8 15 1 6 4 7 0 4 5 0 0 1 4 21
3/2 Mia-Fl W 87-57 34 8 18 0 3 3 5 3 10 7 1 0 5 2 19
3/5 Wake W 71-70 40 11 23 0 6 6 14 1 5 4 0 2 7 2 28
3/9 @UNC L 70-79 38 10 27 4 11 2 3 4 12 4 0 0 4 4 26
3/14 Syr W 84-72 34 8 16 2 7 5 6 0 6 2 1 0 6 3 23
3/15 @UNC W 74-73 40 5 15 2 9 3 6 1 8 7 1 2 3 2 15
3/16 FlaSt W 73-63 39 8 17 0 4 1 1 1 9 1 4 1 4 1 17
3/22 NDakSt W 85-62 34 9 18 2 4 6 9 5 14 3 1 0 1 2 26
3/24 UCF W 77-76 40 6 15 2 3 2 3 3 9 4 1 0 2 0 16
3/29 VaTech W 75-73 39 7 17 0 7 4 5 0 4 11 1 0 5 4 18
3/31 MSU L 67-68 40 7 17 3 6 4 6 1 6 6 1 0 7 0 21
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