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Scouting Report – K.J. McDaniels

Name:  K.J. McDaniels      Age:   21   School: Clemson Height: 6’6   Weight: 196   Projected Position: SF 2013-14 Stats: 17.1 ppg, 7.1 rpg, 1.6 apg, 1.6 spg, 2.8 bpg, 2.3 tpg (33.7 minutes per game) 45.9 FG%, 84.2 FT%, 30.4 3FG%, 56.3 TS%, 49.9 eFG% 29.1 USG%, 8.8 OREB%, 12.5 TRB%, 2.3 STL%, 8.9 BLK%   SKILLS & ATHLETIC BREAKDOWN Offense Perimeter Shooting...
Via NBA Draft Blog
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Prospect – KJ McDaniels – Clemson

KJ McDaniels   If I said there was a player you could get late in the 1st round of the draft that could have an impact immediately you would be interested, right? Let me introduce you to K.J. McDaniels, a small forward out of Clemson. Not only is he 6’6 as listed above, but he has a wing span of 6’11. Do I have your attention? McDaniels will be an instant impact guy on the...
Via TornBySports
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson Basketball: Previewing the Center Position

As the Clemson Tigers look forward to next year’s season, one of the players who is looking to be a major impact for them is their center, Landry Nnoko.  Nnoko, a 6’10” and 250-pound native of Yaoundé, Cameroon, Africa, will be a junior this season. Nnoko was able to come in his freshman year and play in all 31 games as the backup to veterans Devin Booker and Milton Jennings...
Via isportsweb.com
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Landro Nnoko undergoes surgery for a torn meniscus

Clemson coach Brad Brownell announced at a booster event that big man, Landry Nnoko, had undergone surgery for a torn menisucs. Rising junior center Landry Nnoko, who Brad Brownell is counting on to make a major step forward offensively next season in the absence of K.J. McDaniels, recently underwent surgery to repair a meniscus tear in a knee, Brownell told a gathering of...
Via SCACC Hoops
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Source: Clemson's K.J. McDaniels plans to enter NBA draft

Clemson junior K.J. McDaniels plans to announce this week that he is entering the 2014 NBA draft, a source told Yahoo Sports. McDaniels averaged 17.1 points, 7.1 rebounds, 2.8 blocks and 1.2 assists last season. The 2014 Atlantic Coast Conference Defensive Player of the Year was the only player in NCAA Division I to lead his team in points, rebounds, blocks, steals and 3-pointers...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Clemson’s K.J. McDaniels To Enter NBA Draft

Yahoo Sports is reporting that Clemson forward K.J. McDaniels will enter the 2014 NBA Draft. McDaniels averaged 17.1 points, 7.1 rebounds, 2.8 blocks and 1.2 assists last season, along with winning the ACC Defensive Player of the Year award as well. McDaniels is currently the 20th rated prospect according to DraftExpress.com.
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Clemson Forward K.J. McDaniels To Enter NBA Draft

Yahoo Sports is reporting that Clemson forward K.J. McDaniels will enter the 2014 NBA Draft. McDaniels averaged 17.1 points, 7.1 rebounds, 2.8 blocks and 1.2 assists last season, along with winning the ACC Defensive Player of the Year award as well. McDaniels is currently the 20th rated prospect according to DraftExpress.com.
Via Thacover2
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson junior K.J. McDaniels will leave school and enter NBA Draft

Clemson junior K.J. McDaniels will forgo his final year of eligibility and enter the 2014 NBA Draft, a source told CBSSports.com on Tuesday. A formal announcment could come within the next 24 hours. McDaniels has gone from a borderline top-150 player in the Class of 2011 to a legitimate NBA prospect in a span of three years, and he averaged 17.1 points and 7.1 rebounds this season...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson Basketball: Top impact newcomer for 2014-15 season

As the Clemson Tigers move forward to preparing for next season they will find they have much to build on from their success this past year.  They will have new faces contributing on the court as redshirt freshman Patrick Rooks will see his college career begin after sitting out with injury, as well as two new recruits in Gabe DeVoe and Donte Grantham. The Tigers will be looking...
Via isportsweb.com
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson Basketball: Top Impact Newcomer for 2014-2015

With the 2013-2014 season behind the Clemson Tigers, it is time to look forward and prepare for this upcoming season, which looks to hold a lot of positive growth for the Tigers. The Tigers had one of the most (pleasantly) surprising season in the NCAA. They finished with an impressive 23-13 overall record, after being predicted to finish second to last in the ACC. And the most...
Via isportsweb.com
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Adonis Filer will transfer from Clemson

Clemson has announced that guard Adonis Filer will transfer from Clemson after the semester ends.  Filer, the second Tiger to transfer (Devin Coleman) this season, leaves an open spot should forward K.J. McDaniels choose to return for his senior year. "We thank Adonis for the hard work he has given to our program these past two seasons," head coach Brad Brownell said...
Via SCACC Hoops
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

GMs think K.J. McDaniels is the best sleeper in class

As the NBA Draft approaches this June, we’re going to start hearing names like Julius Randle, Andrew Wigging, Joel Embiid and Jabari Parker even more than we already are. But while this year’s class has a definitive top tier of players, there are still those hanging out below that tier who carry the title of ‘sleeper’ and one of the best sleepers in the draft seems to be...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson Basketball: What lies ahead for the Tigers?

The Clemson Tigers have enjoyed, what has been to outsiders, an unexpected successful season that ended in a loss against Southern Methodist University in Madison Square Garden. After a run to the final four in the National Invitational Tournament, the Tigers saw their hopes of winning the championship come to an end when they were not able to carry over to the second half the momentum...
Via isportsweb.com
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson Basketball: A bright future ahead

For Clemson basketball fans, Tuesday’s loss to SMU in the NIT semi finals may still sting. For most of the game, Clemson was in control and looked like they would be advancing to the NIT title game. SMU was able to hold off the Tigers in a 65-59 victory. Although the Tigers’ season came to a heart-breaking ending, the Clemson Tigers have everything to be proud of and look forward...
Via isportsweb.com
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Clemson's K.J. McDaniels With the 'Gimme My Damn Ball' Block of the Night

The SMU Mustangs handed the Clemson Tigers a 65-59 defeat in what was easily a tale of two halves. Clemson outscored SMU by 12 in the first half only to be outscored by 18 in the second. While it is no consolation, they can take some solace in the fact that the highlight of the night is likely going to be K.J. McDaniels getting airborne to not just block this shot but steal it out...
Via FatManWriting
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson Tigers: Tiger players and fans making most of post-season opportunity

The Clemson Tigers Men’s Basketball team punched their ticket to the final four with a 73-68 victory over the Belmont Bruins this past week.  No, it wasn’t “the” final four, but you couldn’t have made that assumption from the raucous crowd that filled Littlejohn Coliseum and the energy the fans brought to create what was an unbelievable atmosphere. The Tigers did, however...
Via isportsweb.com
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson Basketball advances to NIT semifinals

The Clemson Tigers head to Madison Square Garden in New York City for the NIT semifinals after their defeat of Belmont University in Littlejohn Coliseum last night. Clemson pulled out a 73-68 victory after trailing Belmont for most of the second half to add another win to their season. Their 23 wins is the most since the 2008-2009 season, when they also won 23. The 16th win in Littlejohn...
Via isportsweb.com
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: K.J. McDaniels Reminds Us Why We Love This Game--No Matter What Tournament is On

For some teams making the 'other' tournament is a let down. They figure the NIT is beneath them and there is no sense in playing to be the No. 69 team in the nation. Others treat it like they should--another chance to play the game. Clemson certainly took that train of thought in to the NIT opener Tuesday night--especially K.J. McDaniels.Clemson went on to win 78-66. Loading...
Via FatManWriting
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson 78, Georgia St 66

K.J. McDaniels tied career highs with 30 points and 14 rebounds and also blocked five shots to lead the host Tigers to a first-round win in the NIT. Damarcus Harrison finished with 17 points and six rebounds while Jordan Roper added 11 points for Clemson (21-12). The Tigers will host the winner of Wednesday night's game between Illinois and Boston University in the second round...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson Basketball: Tigers advance in ACC Tournament

In their first ACC Tournament win since 2011, Clemson advances to the third round to face the Duke Blue Devils tonight at the Greensboro Coliseum. The Tigers defeated Georgia Tech for the third time this season and won their 20th game for the first time since 2011. Clemson has never before been 3-0 in a season against the Yellow Jackets. The last time the Tigers beat a single team...
Via isportsweb.com
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson 69, Georgia Tech 65

K.J. McDaniels scored 18 points and the Tigers rallied from a nine-point deficit in the second half, winning in overtime in the second round of the ACC tournament in Atlanta. Sixth-seeded Clemson (20-11) got 12 points from Damarcus Harrison and 10 points from Rod Hall to advance to Friday’s quarterfinals against No. 3 seed Duke. McDaniels struggled from the field, going 4-of-15...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson Tigers: Tigers need deep run in ACC tourney to maintain NCAA hopes

Clemson Tigers: Tigers need deep run in ACC tourney to maintain NCAA hopesThe Clemson Tigers have to make a deep run in this week’s ACC tournament in hopes of sustaining any life at all for an at-large bid in the NCAA Tournament.  After a heartbreaking loss to the Pittsburgh Panthers over the weekend, Clemson, who was already on the fringe of bubble contention, has a lot of work...
Via isportsweb.com
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson Basketball falls in final regular season game

Clemson Basketball falls in final regular season gameOn Saturday night, Clemson lost to Pittsburgh during overtime in their final regular season game of the year. In the last seconds of the game, Pitt scored five points to send the game into overtime. They continued their 12-0 run into overtime to win their final game leading into the ACC Tournament, beginning on Wednesday. The Tigers...
Via isportsweb.com
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Clemson Basketball be NCAA hopeful?

Could Clemson Basketball be NCAA hopeful?In one of their last games of the regular season, the Clemson men’s basketball team pulled out a win against Maryland in very exciting fashion. The game consisted of 13 lead changes and two overtimes, where Clemson finally defeated Maryland 77-73. This win brought the Tigers to 18-10 overall and 9-7 in the ACC. This victory pushes Clemson...
Via isportsweb.com
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Damarcus Harrison’s Late Three Is Clincher In 2OT Win Over Maryland, Mark Turgeon Was Not Pleased

Maryland and Clemson played an incredibly entertaining two-overtime games today at Littlejohn Coliseum, with the Tigers eventually holding on at home 77-73. Rod Hall was the star down the stretch for Clemson, scoring 10 of his 16 points in the overtime periods, while KJ McDaniels had another excellent game, scoring 26. Ultimately, however, it was Damarcus Harrison’s corner three...
Via College Spun
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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