Scottie Barnes, born on July 31, 2001) is an American professional basketball player in West Palm Beach, Florida, who serves as a small forward.
Location: F (No. 4)
Height: 2.01 meters / 6 feet 7
Weight: 102 kg/225 lbs
Team: Toronto Raptors
School: Florida State University
Draft: the 4th pick in the first round of 2021
Salary this season: $7.28 million
Coty Barnes is a graduate of Florida State University. In the freshman season, he averaged 10.3 points, 4.0 rebounds, 4.1 assists, 1.5 steals and 2.5 turnovers per game, shooting 50.3% from the field, 27.5% from the three-point range, and 62.1% from the free throw line. In college, he won the third prize of ACC Rookie of the Year, ACC Sixth Man of the Year and ACC Best Team. On April 9, 2021, he declared for the 2021 NBA Draft, forfeiting his remaining college eligibility.
Scotty Barnes is a versatile fighter with elite passing vision. Can defend 4 to 5 positions on the defensive end, has good height, top strength, and a strong body, is also a giant player in his own position, has a lot of defensive skills and good footwork, has enough Power grabs rebounds, can also switch on smaller players, and can also guard big players inside, but his shooting is unstable.
On July 30, 2021, in the 2021 NBA Draft, Scotty Barnes was selected by the Toronto Raptors with the 4th overall pick in the first round and officially entered the NBA.