2022 NBA Draft Profile: Is Dyson Daniels the perfect point guard for the Wizards?

The Washington Wizards have the 10th overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft. Here is the latest in our series on draft prospects who could fall around where the Wizards will select…

2022 NBA Draft Wizards Prospect Profile: Dyson Daniels

Team: G-League Ignite

Position: Guard

Age: 19

Height: 6-7

Weight: 195

Wingspan: 6-11

2021/22 stats: 14 G, 11.3 ppg, 6.2 rpg, 4.4 apg, 1.9 spg, 0.7 bpg, 44.9 FG% (4.4/9.9), 25.5 3PT% (0.9/3.6), 73.7 FT% (1.0/1.4)

Player comparison: Dejounte Murray, Josh Giddey

Projections: NBC Sports Washington 10th, Sports Illustrated 8th, Ringer 14th, Athletic 10th, ESPN 9th, NBADraft.net 21st, Bleacher Report 11th

5 things to know:

-Daniels is one of the best point guards in this year’s class and some might say the best, depending on what they think Jaden Ivey will be at the next level and how Daniels compares to TyTy Washington, who could also be drafted in his range. Daniels is big at 6-foot-7 in shoes and very versatile. He’s a gifted passer, rebounder and defender. If Daniels reaches his potential, he could be the type of player who fills up the box score and flirts with triple-doubles on a regular basis.

-He is well-rounded to the extent it’s hard to pinpoint his best trait. But comparative to the rest of this draft class, it may be his defense. As a big guard, he can switch onto different types of players and he’s disruptive, as evidenced by his 1.9 steals…

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