2. Cason Wallace, SG/PG, Kentucky
John Calipari once again does not need to fret about losing a star point guard. TyTy Washington might be a member of the rockets right now, but he may have upgraded by landing a genuinely tremendous combo guard with boundless athletic ability in Wallace.
Wallace may end up playing off-ball, but that shouldn’t impact his stock much. A solid slasher who should be able to average double digits per game in college easily, Wallace will be picked high despite a much deeper guard class in 2023. Developing a more consistent jumper will be
Cason Wallace looks like an ideal Toronto Raptors point guard.
The defense he has exhibited in the last few years is so exemplary that he could end up competing for an All-Defensive team at the peak of his powers. His peskiness and penchant for causing turnovers on-ball should only flourish when Nick Nurse gets a hold of him.
Wallace is a bit skinny, and there are some questions to be answered about his 3-point shot. Ujiri will need to see Wallace against the grind of an SEC schedule before he decides to use the only first-round pick Toronto will have in two years on the spry Kentucky guard.