Malachi Flynn, born on May 10, 1998) is located in Tacoma, Washington, USA. He is an American professional basketball player and a shooting guard.
Location: G (No. 22)
Height: 1.91 meters / 6 feet 3
Weight: 79 kg/175 lbs
Team: Toronto Raptors
School: San Diego State
Draft: the 29th pick in the first round of 2020
Salary this season: $1.95 million
Flynn studied at Bellarmine Preparatory School during high school. In his senior season, he averaged 29.7 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists per game, and his shooting percentage reached 48%. He won the “News Tribune” Player of the Year and the Washington Associated Press Player of the Year, Washington Intercollegiate Basketball Coaches Association 4A Athlete of the Year and 4A Most Valuable Player. He studied at San Diego State University in college. He averaged 9.7 points per game in his freshman season and 15.8 points and 4.3 assists in his sophomore season. Announced signing with San Diego State University in May 2018. In his junior season, he averaged 17.6 points, 5.1 assists and 4.5 rebounds per game, and was named the league’s best player and best defensive player.
Malachy Flynn has good shooting ability, is good at jumping off the dribble, and has a stable shooting posture. Excellent dribbling, flexible feet, can create shooting space for himself, can skillfully use various dribbling movements, and is a scoring-first point guard. But the shortcomings are also obvious. The overall physical fitness is poor, and his height is only 1.88 meters, which limits his passing vision; his wingspan is not outstanding, only 1.91 meters, which leads to his lack of defensive interference and cannot defend tall players; jumping ability Poor; Poor explosiveness, unable to throw off the defender with the first step.
In November 2020, Malachy Flynn was selected by the Raptors with the 29th pick in the first round of the 2020 NBA Draft and officially entered the NBA.