ESPN’s Chad Ford has the Celtics taking German point guard Dennis Schroeder (6-2, 195) in his latest mock draft. Here’s the write up on the 19-year-old Schroeder:
Analysis: With Rajon Rondo‘s future up in the air, could the Celtics take the guy who many scouts compare to a young Rondo? Both are quick, long and have huge hands. Both play a frantic style of basketball and both have swagger. The rumors flying around Chicago were that Schroeder had a promise from a team. The Celtics seem like just the sort of team that would try to lock him down.
Super quick guard
Great speed in the open court
Huge wingspan for a PG
Excellent ball handler
Aggressive attacking the basket
Solid passer off penetration
Needs to add strength
Basketball IQ could use improvement
More of a scoring than passing PG
Again, with the “Rondo’s future is up in the air” commentary by ESPN. Just because Derrick Rose needed more than one year to recover from an ACL injury, that doesn...