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Will Saunders - SF, 6'7, 190
Signed in Spain - Signed with Cambados
       Date of birth: 11/30/1991
       Country: Britain
     Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2015
     Out of: Charleston Southern
  NBA Experience: 0 years
  Hand: Right

Date
League
Transaction
23rd September, 2015 Hungary Signed a one week tryout with Alba Fehervar.
3rd October, 2015 Italy Signed a one year contract with Novipiu Casale.
10th February, 2016 Italy Left Casale.
11st February, 2016 Italy Signed for the remainder of the season with Angellico Biella.
1st March, 2017 Romania Signed for the remainder of the season with Sibiu.
14th August, 2017 Spain Signed a one year contract with Cambados.
When: Where:
2010 - 2011 USC Upstate (NCAA)
2011 - 2013 Central Florida CC (Junior College)
2013 - 2015 Charleston Southern (NCAA)
September 2015 Alba (Hungary)
October 2015 - February 2016 Casale (Italy, A2)
February 2016 - June 2016 Angellico Biella (Italy, Serie A2)
March 2017 - June 2017 Sibiu (Romania)
August 2017 - present Cambados (Spain, LEB Silver)
From blog:


   Wildly Unnecessarily Lengthy 2015 NBA Draft Board, Part 1: NCAA Small Forwards
2015-06-16

Will Saunders

Saunders is a fairly one-dimensional player, that one dimension being that of a three point shooter. Aside from this, plus good energy attacking the glass, he offers little. The question thus becomes can he be effective enough in this limited style to have a good European (and, by virtue of being British, an international) career.

What Saunders certainly doesn't lack for is offensive aggression. He is always prepared to shoot and indeed pretty much shoots on every catch. Indeed, if he's not setting a screen, catch and shooting from the wings is pretty much all he's doing on offense. He's not creating or shooting off the dribble, just raising up and shooting. Saunders is able to do this because of his good size, a sturdy 6'7, size which also has seen him spent much of his college career having to defend the paint. With no great wingspan, above average strength or instincts to protect the rim, this didn't go very well - then again, lacking for lateral speed to adjust and stay in front of the perimeter, his wing defense is not especially meaningful either.

Ultimately, all that matters is how well he shoots it. The 41% shooting as a senior is a good start. But the pro game is going to be faster, so Saunders will need to adjust. Already an international, he's going to get a lot of game time in future years, so he'll have plenty of chances to prove himself going forward.

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Signed in Spain


 
 
 


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