NahShon Hyland (born September 14, 2000) is an American professional basketball player in his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware, who serves as a guard. Location: G (No. 3)
Height: 1.91 meters / 6 feet 3
Team: Denver Nuggets
School: Virginia Commonwealth University
Draft: 26th pick in the first round of 2021
Salary this season: $2.1 million
In college, he studied at Virginia Commonwealth University (sophomore season) and averaged 19.5 points, 4.7 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.9 steals per game, shooting 44.7% from the field and 37.1% from the three-point range.
In the 2021 NBA Draft, he was selected by the Denver Nuggets with the 26th pick in the first round, becoming VCU’s first pick in 11 years. Hyland has a good ability to create opportunities with the ball. Although his strength is not good, he is good at changing direction and speed. He often disrupts the opponent’s rhythm, and then quickly accelerates to attack the frame. His defensive performance is quite satisfactory, he does not make mistakes, and he is not aggressive enough. It can only be defensive backs, and it is difficult to change defenses in bad confrontations.