Sixers draft profile: Shake Milton
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By Christopher Kline

UNIVERSITY PARK, TX %26#8211; NOVEMBER 10: SMU Mustangs guard Shake Milton (#1) drives to the basket as UMBC Retrievers guard Jourdan Grant (#5) defends during the college basketball game between the SMU Mustangs and the UMBC Retrievers on November 10, 2017, at Moody Coliseum in Dallas, TX. SMU won the game 78-67. (Photo by Matthew Visinsky/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images).

Breaking down another potential second-round option for the Philadelphia 76ers.

With the 2018 NBA Draft just one week away, the Philadelphia 76ers have begun sifting through their options on the perimeter. With the 38th and 39th picks, they will have a wide variety of wing and guard prospects available. Shake Milton will be in the mix.

After three strong seasons at SMU, Milton finally committed to the draft. His stock is trending downward, but he’s a long, versatile defender who fits a valuable archetype in the modern NBA. He should be able to carve out a productive niche at the next level.

Milton was quietly one of the most impressive guards in college basketball last season. Averaging a career-high 18.0 points per game, he dished out 4.4 assists per game and shot 43.4 percent from three-point...



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