2015 NBA Draft
2014 NBA Draft
2013 NBA Draft
Extra Draft Pages
NBA Player Search

myNBAdraft Links
Previous NBA Drafts
Contacting myNBAdraft


Xavier Henry
Ht/Wt: 6-6 / 220 lbs
Position: SG
Team: Kansas
Class: Freshman



2010 Draft Profile - Xavier Henry

The X man is what they call him, and with a jumpshot like his, X definitely marks the spot. A potential one and done prospect with huge longterm upside. Has a linebackers body and knows how to throw his weight around while attacking the hoop. He comes from a basketball family and was taught the game at a young age, with very polished skills and high profile repetation. You just don't see many Freshman with Henry's makeup of build, swagger and leadrship intangables. He may not be the best athlete around, but he is a lot more athletic than what he is given credit for. Started the season scoring at a high volume, but during mid season his confidence seemed to dip as he started to defer to the upperclassmen on his team. Henry has the kind of game that translates to the NBA, with a knack for scoring in bunches. Shows that he has some breakdown the defense ability, but needs to solidify his handle a little more.

Strenghts: NBA ready body. A confident shooter with nice rotation, and a smooth release. Maturity at a young age. Plays for a great college system under Bill Self.

Weaknesses: Lateral quickness. Some teams might not be impressed with the bulk of his frame. Not a freak athlete

Outlook: Depending on which team Henry gets drafted by, he should have instant success. His style of play is suited for a uptempo offense such as the west coast, that likes to get out and run. With his jumper, he can stretch and torch a defense. Im not so sure he will be a allstar in the league, but will provide great production.
Player profile submitted by: Monta Williams


Would you like to write a player profile for any prospect that may be entering the 2010 NBA Draft? Email profiles of any player (even player’s not on our list) to our Webmaster. Credit will be given to the author of the profile.

Xavier Henry Stats:
SeasonGPMPGPPGAPGRPGFG%3FG%FT%BPGSPG
2009-103627.513.41.54.445.841.878.30.51.5

Xavier Videos



Xavier Henry Draft Preview


Xavier Henry Draft Combine Interview


Xavier Henry Highlights



Xavier Henry Profile


Xavier Henry at Jordan Brand Classic





Click here to return