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C.J. Wilcox projects as a specialist, and that label will not get a team to reach. So he'll likely fall outside the top 20, where he'll become a value pick based on his NBA-ready specialty.
At 6'6", this kid can shoot the lights out, and he's been doing it for four years. He's shot at least 36 percent from downtown and 80 percent from the line in each year at Washington.
This season, he is making a career-high 2.9 three-pointers per game at a solid 39.9 percent clip.
As a prospect, he has the size and perimeter-shooting versatility that should allow him to get off shots. And that's really all he needs to be effective, given his accuracy as a shooter.
If Wilcox lands in the right spot—like in a veteran lineup surrounded by playmakers—he'll have a good shot to succeed just by playing to his strengths in a shot-making role.
Last year, we saw Tim Hardaway Jr. fall in the 20s, and as a consistent shooting presence, he's been a major contributor to the Knicks. In a similar role, Wilcox could be a steal somewhere late in Round 1.