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Brendan Haywood
Alexander Wolff
June 25, 2001
SCHOOL: North Carolina CLASS: SeniorCURRENT POSITION: 5PRO POSITION: 5HEIGHT: 7'WEIGHT: 268
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June 25, 2001

Brendan Haywood

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[Checked Box]NBA
[Unchecked Box]STARTER
[Unchecked Box]CBA/EUROPE
[Unchecked Box]ROTATION
[Unchecked Box]CNP?
[Checked Box]ROSTER

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL
Emotional kid...seems to be coachable...goofy...good mobility...soft hands...doesn't have great lift even though he dunks a ton

BALL SKILLS
Doesn't want to put ball on floor...passing consists of throwing out of double team, and he's not great at it...gets nervous when he feels he has to put it down

OFFENSE
Tar Heels throw over D to him, and he does great job sealing [the man fronting him], then releasing at right time to get ball...nice running right jump hook with good extension...not great at going strong to goal...with his leg length, could dominate in post

REBOUNDING
Can't control the boards, even with size and length...does work to get to offensive board...gets boxed out on defensive board too easily

DEFENSE:
Good vision of weakside and goes there to help, but a little slow getting there...slow off feet to block shots...shows good footwork to try to front and recover...talks well on D

KNOWLEDGE
More of leader this year, which comes with senior status...moves around the hole look to be much more fluid than in past

STRENGTHS:
Has improved in ton of ways!...catch and dunk...works hard at posting up...ability to finish with guys hanging on him...good footwork overall

WEAKNESSES
Has to be more assertive on boards...needs to develop 15-foot jump shot...must be more consistent on showing up for game...not a presence inside, other than in size

*UFA: Unrestricted Free Agent (Undrafted)
?CNP: Cannot Play

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