NBA Counterparts for College Basketball’s Top Shooting Guards

August 31st, 2016 by Brian Pedersen Leave a reply »
As much as the NCAA and its coaches might try to convince you otherwise, college basketball is essentially a free minor league for the NBA. Since players are no longer allowed to go straight from high school to the pros, that means spending at least one year in college—unless they want to go overseas.

As such, the college game provides plenty of evaluation opportunities for pro scouts. And during that process, comparisons to current and former pros inevitably occur.

As part of our series of offseason college basketball stories, we've put together NBA counterparts for each of the top players at each position. Last week we went through the best pro point guard prospects. This time the shooting guards take center stage, chosen based on their inclusion in various mock drafts.

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