Let’s get this out of the way. This draft class is weak, and outside of Kyrie Irving and Derrick Williams, there’s far more potential than NBA readiness among the prospects. With that said, there’s still some room to evaluate this year’s group of future rookies.
To make it clear, this list is devoted to best perimeter shooters. Shooting over 50 percent from the field as a forward or center when most of your shots are in the post doesn’t make you a great shooter as much as it determines how efficient you are. Also, I tried to differentiate between great scorers vs. great shooters.
These guys are certified based on their reputations and their jump shots. Without further ado, here’s my great eight perimeter shooters in the 2011 NBA draft.