Grant Riller Intriguing Teams Ahead Of Draft

Point guard Grant Riller has intrigued multiple teams as a prospect with high upside ahead of the 2020 NBA draft, a source told Hoops Rumors.

Riller’s crafty ability to score — particularly around the rim — has helped him become a projected early-second round pick. Some league observers have even placed the 23-year-old at the end of the first round. He has already interviewed with teams such as the Heat (No. 20), Sixers (No. 21), Nuggets (No. 22), and Lakers (No. 28) and Raptors (No. 29).

Riller, who spent four seasons at the College of Charleston and recorded a 39.5″ max vertical last week, averaged 21.9 points per game in his final two years with the school. He shot 51.9% from the floor and 34.4% from downtown during those campaigns, connecting on 63% of his attempts around the basket on non-post ups during his collegiate career.

Riller remains one of the only seniors who could be selected in the first round of the draft. The event is scheduled to be held virtually from the ESPN Studios in Bristol, Connecticut on November 18.

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5 thoughts on “Grant Riller Intriguing Teams Ahead Of Draft

  1. Count that baby and a foul!

    This dude is the real deal. Instant impact! It is so foolish when teams sleep on 4yr prospects with CLEAR talent.

  2. Riller to Raptors as possible replacement for Fred if they feel like they’re going to be priced out of his market? Seems like an ideal fit.

  3. formerlyz

    As of now, depending on the board and trades and stuff, I have Riller at 37 to Washington. I could see him theoretically fitting all those teams except the Heat, but I think there are potentially better options in those spots, unless the board is different than I think. I like his game though, which is why I have him that high in a draft heavy on guards

  4. x%sure

    Another smallish PG who felt he had to remain at a college in that region that was bigger culturally than at BB?— Steph Curry. Lots of PGs in this draft, come’n getcherself one!

  5. I believe the Sixers will be taking one or two since their bench is lacking in a backup PG. I don’t Milton is a true PG.

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