Biography: Reynolds declared for the draft after his junior season, but didn't generate a whole lot of interest despite leading Villanova to its first Final Four appearance since 1985. The knock on Reynolds then was that he was a high-volume, low-percentage shooter (40.0 percent through 2008-09), but he shot 45.7 percent as a senior. Reynolds has a quick first step and is very cerebral with the ball, knowing when he can draw contact and possessing an excellent touch around the basket even if he doesn't have a great look. His mid-range game makes him a very difficult player to defend when he's on, and he shot a career-high 38.5 percent from 3-point range in 2009-10. For a player who can get into the lane so easily, though, his assist numbers (3.5 career average) are disappointing. He's a below-average defender who is too small to be an NBA shooting guard and lacks the handle to play the point, which hurts his pro stock significantly. The other problem Reynolds runs into is that he's generally fared poorly in big games despite a reputation that suggests otherwise. Reynolds got a lot of notoriety for his end-to-end runner that sent the Wildcats to the Final Four in 2009, but overall he shot just 29.1 percent in the NCAA tournament as a junior and senior. There have been other Villanova guards of similar stature to find some measure of NBA success in recent years - Randy Foye and Kyle Lowry, to name two - but Reynolds lacks the ball-handling skills of Foye and the explosiveness of Lowry. Reynolds is a long shot to hear his name called in the second round, and will likely have to impress a team in summer league action.
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