|SI.com: K.J. McDaniels improving draft status
Assoc. Editor - 2014-03-17 18:52:20.0
AL (Central Park Christian School HS)
Years Played: 2011 - 2013
Clemson forward K.J. McDanielsK.J. McDaniels
#32 6-6, 200
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Clemson's main weapon has averaged 17 points and seven rebounds a game while earning first-team ACC and defensive player of the year honors.
His shot remains a work in progress as he's shooting just 29.1 percent from deep, but he's an elite free throw shooter, and shoots 51.7 percent on twos. This season, he averaged 17.0 points and seven rebounds for Clemson as a 6-foot-6 guard. His athleticism and defense have always been first-round level, but his scoring has improved to match and his dunk reel is as impressive as anyone's.
McDaniels has gone from a borderline draftable talent, to a potential top-20 player come June.
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