Wyoming Player Considered Sports Illustrated NBA Draft ‘Sleeper’
Sports Illustrated featured a few potential NBA Draft first rounders and “sleepers.” One is a Wyoming Cowboy - Hayden Dalton, aka Haymaker, aka HD and aka Skinny (yes, that one).
Dalton has shot the ball extremely well, in the 95th percentile among scorers. He gets to the foul line often ... Though far from contributing at an NBA-quality level, Dalton has some interesting traits.
See the rest of what they had to say here.
HD definitely will need more muscle for the NBA level, at 6'8" and only 186 lbs. But the good news is he’s mentioned with TCU’s Kenrich Williams and Ohio State’s Keita Bates-Diop. According to SI, an "ability to handle and pass the ball" equals a 19.6% assist rate.
And last night Heymaker looked like world beater in the double overtime win over #23 Nevada in Laramie. Dalton’s 25 points and 8 of 8 free throws had a bit to do with that.