Category 11 Wings: “Wing Fours”

Category 11 Wings: “Wing Fours”

(Skills: Size and Frame to Play the 4, Off-Ball Shooting, Situational Post Ups)

Category 11A: Some On Ball Skill/Post Up

  1. Harrison Barnes (Sophomore) #7
  2. Jeff Green (Junior) #5
  3. Marcus Morris (Junior) #14

Category 11B: Off-Ball

  1. Otto Porter JR (Sophomore) #3
  2. Maurice Harkless (Freshman) #15
  3. Solomon Hill (Senior) #23

*Also in Category 11B: Current versions of Jared Dudley, Luol Deng and PJ Tucker; Lance Thomas.

*Potential Rookies: Paul Zipser

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Category 9 Wings: Defensive Versatile

Category 9 Wings: Defensive Versatile

(Skills: Elite Defense + Switching Versatility, Ability to Swing to the 4, Rebounding, Transition, Off-Ball Cutting, Finishing)

Category 9A: Added Handling Ability

  1. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (Freshman) #2
  2. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (Sophomore) #23

Category 9B: Non-Dribblers

  1. Tony Allen (Sophomore) #25
  2. Al Farouq-Aminu (Sophomore) #8
  3. Andre Roberson (Junior) #26

Others Players in this Category: Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, Potentially Justin Anderson 

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Category 8 Wings: Offensive/Scoring Secondary Handlers

Category 8 Wings: Offensive/Scoring Secondary Handlers

(Skills: High Usage On-Ball Handling/Self Shot Creation, Iso/PNR Secondary Creation, Off The Dribble Shooting, Off Ball 3pt Shooting)

  1. C.J. McCollum (Senior) #10
  2. Rodney Hood (Sophomore) #23
  3. DeMar DeRozan(Freshman) #9
  4. Bradley Beal (Freshman) #3
  5. Brandon Knight (Freshman) #8
  6. Eric Gordon (Freshman) #7
  7. Evan Fournier (International) #20
  8. Zach LaVine (Freshman) #13
  9. Tyreke Evans (Freshman) #4
  10. Jordan Clarkson (Junior) #46
  11. *Devin Booker (Freshman) #13

Others Players in this Category: Jamal Crawford, Monta Ellis (Amongst Others)

Rookies Also Included: Denzel Valentine (Senior) #14, Jamal Murray (Freshman) #7

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Category 7 Wings: Two-Way Secondary Handlers

Category 7 Wings: Two-Way Secondary Handlers

(Skills: Off Ball Spot Up Shooting and Cutting, On Ball Secondary Creation in Big Spaces, Plus Defense & Versatility to Guard Lead Guards + 2-3 Positions)

  1. Avery Bradley (Freshman) #19
  2. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (Sophomore) #8
  3. Victor Oladipo (Junior) #2
  4. Kent Bazemore (Senior) Undrafted
  5. Norman Powell (Senior) #46
  6. Gary Harris (Sophomore) #19

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Category 6 Wings: 3&D Perimeter/Point of Attack

Category 6 Wings: 3&D Perimeter/Point of Attack

(Skills: Off Ball Spot Up Shooting and Cutting, Sub Elite/Elite Defense & Versatility to Guard Lead Guards + 2-3 Positions)

  1. Danny Green (Senior) #46
  2. Courtney Lee (Senior) #22
  3. Iman Shumpert (Junior) #17

*Also arguably in this category: Cleveland version of J.R. Smith (but he doesn’t guard lead guards as much and his defense overall is on and off)

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Category 5 Wings: 3&D Versatile

Category 5 Wings: 3&D Versatile

(Skills: Off Ball Spot Up Shooting and Cutting, Sub Elite/Elite Defense & Versatility to Guard Bigger Wings + Swing to the 4 Spot)

  1. Jae Crowder (Senior) #34
  2. DeMarre Carroll (Senior) #27
  3. Trevor Ariza (Freshman) #43
  4. Robert Covington (Senior) Undrafted

Not included: Luol Deng (more of a 4 now with wear/athleticism decrease, and was > than this in his prime), PJ Tucker (same rationale as former part of Deng’s).  Prime Artest could also be placed here but he could also post up.

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