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Braxton Key

Virginia Senior
RCSI: 52 (2016)
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
Weight: 228 lbs (103 kg)
Age: 23
Position: SF/PF
Jerseys: #2, #25
Relatives: cousin of Ralph Sampson
nephew of Ralph Sampson
High School: Oak Hill Academy (Virginia)
Hometown: Nashville, TN
College: Virginia
Current Team: Virginia
Win - Loss: 35 - 3

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2014 adidas Nations Interview: Braxton Blackwell

DraftExpress
DraftExpress
Nov 08, 2014, 11:14 am

adidas Nations Scouting Reports Part 1

Jonathan Givony
Jonathan Givony
Aug 10, 2014, 02:25 pm
Braxton Blackwell, 6'7, Small Forward, Christ Presbyterian (TN), Class of 2016

Jonathan Givony

Recruiting Rankings: Scout #41, 24/7 #24, Rivals #33, ESPN #25

Strengths:
-Good size. Very strong frame
-Smooth, fluid player
-Fundamentally sound
-Good scoring instincts
-Strong feel for game
-Excellent passer
-Unselfish player
-Solid ball-handler
-Competitive defender
-Gets in a low stance on the perimeter, closes out well

Weaknesses:
-Good, not great athlete
-Looks physically mature already relative to his peers
-Average finisher around the basket
-Doesn't show much range on his jump-shot at this stage. Shooting mechanics are improvable
-A year old for his class. Will turn 20 during his freshman year of college

Outlook: Mature, versatile young player with strong intangibles and a well-rounded skill-set. Needs to continue to work on his jump-shot to make the transition from power forward to the perimeter, but knows how to play and shows good intensity and smarts.

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04/08/2019 85 - 77 vs Texas Tech Texas Tech
04/06/2019 63 - 62 vs Auburn Auburn
03/30/2019 80 - 75 vs Purdue Purdue
03/28/2019 53 - 49 vs Oregon Oregon

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