Best case/worst case scenario for likely top Pistons draft picks

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Cody Williams, 6’9 SF

The final potential option for Detroit and his ceiling/floor is Cody Williams. I’m not sure there’s been anyone in the draft who has seen their draft stock drop since the end of the college season than Williams. I honestly don’t think that Detroit will wind up with Williams as he will likely fall in the 6-10 range that Detroit cannot fall to, but he still is an intriguing prospect. At 6-foot-9, he has tremendous length similar to Matas and Risacher. The difference between him and them is his three point/jump shooting attempts per game. While his three point percentage is great at 41 perent, he is only averaging about one attempt per game, and only about six field goals per game. He is hesitant to shoot, but is pretty good when he does. 

Cody’s upside/ceiling would be if he gains confidence in his jumper, and his percentage continues at such a high rate. A 6-foot-9 wing that connects at such a rate would be an absolute weapon for Detroit. His defense is above average and Detroit desperately needs a guy who can fill those boxes. His floor, however, is a gun-shy shooter, who lacks creation at the next level. His brother, Jalen Williams’, development would lead us to believe that he winds up closer to his ceiling but the question marks are certainly there. I think he falls somewhat closer to his floor.