Miami Heat: Three Draft Prospects the Heat should stay away from

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Keldon Johnson

Guard/Forward, Kentucky

Keldon Johnson is the prototypical Miami Heat type player. He is a good athlete who seems to work very hard at whatever he is doing on the court. He is a hard-nosed player who is super tenacious and especially on defense.

The only issue is that he isn’t that great of a shooter and can become a bit repetitive and out of control on his drives. He averaged 13.5 points, 5.9 rebounds, and 1.6 assists in his lone season at Kentucky, and although you like the rebounds, those stats can be misleading. His averages were helped greatly by a few games where he had scoring outbursts of 20 points or more, but there were also 13 games on last season where he only scored 10 points or less, and there was even one where he didn’t score at all in 27 minutes.

You like that he will always compete on both ends, especially on defense and that he will contribute across the board in different areas but when you are a team such as the Miami Heat are right now, you need to bring in someone who can definitely give you consistent buckets. Johnson will be a great pickup by a team that doesn’t need him to score at the moment, where he can come in and make an impact in all the other facets of the game that he excels in, but that team should not be the Miami Heat.