Good touch on floater jumping off either or both feet, as well as finishing with either hand at various angles … Averaged 14.3 points per game while shooting 50.8% FG% at the U18 Americas Championship. Wingspan: 6’3.5” Gewicht: 185 lbs. Learning live dribble counters. Great body control, as his body form doesn’t break in the air. Good touch on floater jumping off either or both feet, as well as crafty finishing with either hand at various angles … Averaged 14.3 points per game while shooting 50.8% FG% at the U18 Americas Championship. Point guard skills have made strides over his high school career. Averaged 7.8 rebounds per game over the Nike EYBL in 2018 … Good defender with his quickness, intensity, and competitiveness. Shot 35.6% 3P% over the Nike EYBL in 2017 and 38.1% 3P% on 7.1 attempts per game in 2018.
AAU team had a very good defensive team around him but on offense they were extremely raw and struggled to finish his passes and provide spacing for Anthony to attack. At times inaccurate/sloppy with passes. Breaks down and knifes through the defense. Quick off the ground. Knows how to translate his athleticism into game situations and in half court settings. 0:18; Anthony flips in difficult reverse layup on the baseline.
Has improved his strength over the past year and now much better at going up through contact and not getting pushed off his path on dribble drives. Strengths: Anthony is an aggressive, confident, score-first point guard who, at 6’3, 190 lbs has decent size for the position … Above average athleticism, he possesses solid speed, body dexterity, agility and quickness … Wired to score, and when at his best is capable of putting up points in a hurry, with the shot-making ability and ball skills to do damage at all 3 levels … Seems to be most comfortable and effective with the ball in his hands, is a natural creator … Loves to attack in isolation or when the defense isn’t set, very good in the open court and has the aggressiveness and ball-handling to create on the fly and apply pressure on the defense … Good, strong 1st step off the bounce … One of the best in the 2020 draft class at making difficult shots, which is both a blessing and a curse … Has shown that he has good touch, and the groundwork is there for him to become an efficient mid-range player due to his promising pull-up and step back jumpers, and a few effective floaters that he already has in his bag … Can finish with either hand and has the ability to make difficult lay-ins around the rim at times against tough defense … When he decides to go in playmaker mode, he occasionally shows adequate passing skills and the ability to make the right play when the defense is breaking down … Contributes defensively and on the glass, nearly 6 rpg (5.7) as a Fr. Gets a lot of chase down blocks in transition.
Decision making is up and down. Was still unstoppable at times, would love to see him with more skilled teammates at the college level. Averaged 3.5 assists to a third most 3.9 turnovers per game. Dangerous in mid range and 3 point shot already, mechanics are a little funky but fluid overall with a high release point. Highlights of 2019 five-star point guard Cole Anthony, Anfernee Simons and Ayo Dosunmu were impressive on night one at the NBPA Top 100 Camp, 2020 Early Entry List / Projected Draft Ranges. Averaged 1.4 steals per game at adidas Nations in 2017.
Does he have the size to switch on to bigger players? Point guard skills have made great strides over his high school career … Averaged 4.2 assists per game at the U18 Americas Championship. Not a bad thing that Anthony can light it up as a scorer and definitely provides lead guard traits but transitioning into a full-time point guard may be quite the adjustment as he progresses levels … Older for his class, will turn 19 at the end of his senior year … Averaged 16.3 points per game while shooting 46.1% FG% over the Nike EYBL in 2017 and led the EYBL in scoring in 2018 with 26.9 points per game. Finished fifth in turnovers at the NBPA Top 100 in 2017 with 2.2 per game … Good defender and comes away with many steals but tends to gamble a lot … Has room to tighten up his game with consistency and efficiency. Knows how to translate his athleticism into game situations and in half court settings. Cole Anthony - PG - North Carolina - NBA Draft Profile and Stats Averaged 18.2 points per game while shooting 50.8% FG% at adidas Nations in 2017 … Good three-point shooter, showing great progression throughout his high school career and has range out to the NBA 3PT line. Averaged 1.2 steals per game at the U18 Americas Championship in 2018. Already proficient with almost every shot in the book, good lay up package, gets up for slams but also comfortable with floaters and runners. Changes speed and slows the game down in traffic and on drives, making reads and decisions quickly, standing out against most players his age … Good passing ability and court vision in both the half court and in transition. Cole Hilton Anthony (born May 15, 2000) is an American basketball player. Able to shoot on the move coming off pin down and other screens, as well as hit jumpers off the dribble. However, the numbers are a bit misleading. Anticipates passes.