“He’s the best scorer in the draft and could be an immediate producer in the NBA with his versatility and skill set,” says a pro scout. “Defensively, he has the tools and physical profile to be effective, but he was undisciplined and missed assignments. Edwards showed a lack of commitment at that end of the floor.” Edwards thinks the answer to this is simple: focus. He points to the Michigan State game. “If I put two halves together, then I’ll be different,” he says. “If I get that, then it’s over with.” And what’s holding him back from doing that? “Nothing,” he says. “I just don’t be prepared.” In the NBA, he promises, that will change.
January 18, 2021 | 6:37 pm EST Update
Eric Koreen: “I’m hoping that these stints can get longer for him. Last night’s start was not good. I don’t pin it all on him,” Nick Nurse says about starting Baynes. He noted the third quarter start with Boucher was poor, too. McCaw is still out of action, not making much progress.