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Marvin Bagley III creates offense, whether he has the ball or not

Spacing and shooting range make Bagley a unique offensive threat for his size

Marvin Bagley III can definitely shoot — he led the ACC in field-goal percentage and effective field-goal percentage thanks to his abilities from beyond the arc. He only had three games where he shot below 50 percent from the field — but his offensive game involves so much more.

That’s why the Sacramento Kings made him the No. 2 pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, ahead of Luka Doncic.

Bagley’s sense of spacing allows him to set up in position to make the defense suffer before he gets the ball inside. Once the pass comes, he charts the best path to the rim or finds an open shooter, making him a constant threat wherever he is on the floor. Add in a cool 11 rebounds per game on average and you’re looking at a skill set that will have NBA teams paying very close attention as the draft approaches.