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Lakers (via Jazz) get Villanova G Josh Hart

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The Los Angeles Lakers will receive Villanova guard Josh Hart  (via Jazz), who was the No. 30 overall pick of the 2017 NBA draft on Thursday night. 

Ford's Big Board ranking -- No. 30:  "Jack of all trades. Above average at just about everything -- shooting, ballhandling, defense and passing." More (Insider)

Kevin Pelton's stats and scouting ranking -- No. 16: "One of the most productive players in college basketball as a senior, Hart has no statistical weaknesses, and he has strengths in terms of 2-point percentage and shooting." More (Insider)

Scouting report -- positives:

  • Solid shooter with range

  • Tough, physical wing

  • High basketball IQ

Scouting report -- negatives:

  • Lacks any one elite skill

  • Lacks explosive leaping ability

Read the full scouting report (Insider)

ESPN Analytics projection (within his first five seasons):

  • Chances he'll be an All-Star: 0.02 percent

  • Chances he'll be an NBA starter: 3.65 percent

  • Chances he'll be a role player: 10.10 percent

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