Breaking down game of Top 65 2018 Cal commit Matt Bradley

Cal landed Scout's 65th ranked 2018 prospect in Matt Bradley. What kind of player are the Golden Bears getting in the four-star wing?

Cali recently added an important piece to the puzzle when it landed a commitment from Matt Bradley.

Scout’s 65th ranked prospect in the 2018 class, the 6-foot-5, 210-pound wing is an extremely versatile prospect and projects as a big contributor at the Pac-12 level.

Bradley, who will transfer from San Bernardino (Calif.) to Mt. Pleasant (Utah) Wasatch Academy for his senior year, gives the Bears a high level perimeter duo in the 2018 class, along with Texas wing Jacobi Gordon.

The improvement that Bradley has made throughout his high school career has been notable. He played football as a freshman at Rancho Cucamonga (Calif.) but gave up the sport due to injuries.

After transferring to San Bernardino, his stock really took off between his success on the court during high school and in AAU with Team Eleate.

http://www.scout.com/player/209238-matt-bradley

Bradley has always been a somewhat difficult evaluation as he's already much stronger than almost any of his peers – it’s no surprise he used to play football - but doesn't make plays by overpowering opponents and uses his skill instead.

While he’s more of a threat to score with his midrange jumper and drive than his three-pointer at this point, Bradley has definitely made strides as a shooter. As it is, he’s a powerful and skilled driver who can score at the rim or with his midrange jumper.

For his position, Bradley has a very impressive handle and could even be a secondary ball handler at the next level.

One of his best attributes is his vision, as he's a terrific passer. Bradley is an unselfish player who can score with his handle and physical tools, but is always looking for open teammates.

It's tough to know Bradley's ultimate upside given his strong he is already, but his consistent improvement is notable and he’s no doubt a big pickup for Cal.


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