Break Down: Chase Budinger

Chase Budinger is one of the best prospects in the 2006 class. He had a big game in the finals of the Las Vegas Spring Showcase. We take a look at his 18-point outing.

In a better effort to let you get a better feel for a player's overall style, we'll highlight one particular game and show you how the player scored. We'll include a shot chart and describe what kind of shots they took and in what situations.

SoCal All-Stars 64, Houston Hoops 68
Stat Line:

PTS: 18
REB: 6
ASST: 1
FG: 8-17
3PT: 1-2
FT: 1-1

FIRST HALF

1.) Driving lay-in 2.) Missed runner off the glass 3.) Missed tip-in
4.) Driving runner 5.) Missed jumper (blocked) 6.) Missed runner (blocked)
7.) Missed hook shot (blocked) 8.) Made three-pointer 9.) Running scoop shot (+ foul)
10.) Missed drive (tons of contact, bad no-call) 11.) Made jumper.

SECOND HALF

12.) Missed pull-up jumper 13.) Made lay-in
14.) Missed turnaround jumper 15.) Turnaround jumper off the post-up
16.) Monster breakaway jam (uncontested) 17.) Desperation three at the buzzer

Positives
Great quickness and athleticism
Very explosive
Nice stroke
After three straight shots were blocked he drained a three and never lost confidence

Negatives
Did not take enough threes
Stands around at times
Does not get to the line
Had at least three assist opportunities blown by teammates

NOTES
Played both the two and the three.
Guarded future Wildcat PG Nic Wise for much of the game.
Team was much more effective on offense with Budinger in the game.
Would often post up smaller defenders.


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