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Zach Randolph
School: Michigan State Class: Freshman
Height: 6'9" Weight: 270
Position: Power Forward Birthdate: 7/16/81
Strengths: Great inside player • Good rebounder • Great mobility for his size 
Weaknesses: Overweight • Needs to mature
Draft Outlook: Late lottery pick

Stats (Provided by JazzyJ )
                  G  MIN  FG  FGA  3P 3PA  FT FTA  REB  PF AST  TO BLK STL  PTS
00-01 Mich St    33  654 138  235   0   1  80 126  221  60  34  53  22  24  356
TOTALS           33  654 138  235   0   1  80 126  221  60  34  53  22  24  356
                  MIN   FG%   3P%   FT%  RPG  APG  TPG  BPG  SPG   PPG
00-01 Mich St    19.8  58.7   0.0  63.5  6.7  1.0  1.6  0.7  0.7  10.8
TOTALS           19.8  58.7   0.0  63.5  6.7  1.0  1.6  0.7  0.7  10.8

Additional Information
One player you haven't been reading a lot about this draft season is Michigan State freshman Zach Randolph.  Randolph, who was considered by many to be a lottery pick coming out of high school last year, is struggling to get the buzz his teammate Jason Richardson has been getting the past few months.  He is, however, getting attention, just  the wrong kind.
Several team sources told Insider that Randolph has been unimpressive in workouts.  One NBA scout told Insider that Randolph's wasn't in shape and his conditioning is a source of concern for many teams in the league.  "He's fat and everyone's concerned it could be an ongoing problem," the scout told Insider.  Randolph who was brought along slowly by Tom Izzo this year, was praised for his soft hands and ability to play down low.  "He's a very talented big man who could have a great future in the league," said the scout.  "But he may be the second coming of Tractor Traylor and that has teams running for the hills."
Randolph has worked out for Chicago, Detroit, Toronto, Boston, and Orlando.  Originally, Randolph was projected as top 13 pick in the draft.  Now, according to sources, he may be slipping into the late teens or early 20s in the draft.
Chad Ford - Sportstalk.com (June 12th)

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Strengths: Very strong for a player his age often just powered to the basket during his brief college career ... Uses his body well often shielded the opposing defender making it hard to block his shot ... Has great hands and good post footwork able to hold position on the blocks and back down his defender .... Runs the floor well for someone his size .... Soft shooting touch around the basket uses a number of spins and drop steps to score ... Active on the boards can pull down rebounds out of position thanks to his good reach .... Plays good positional defense due to his great lateral quickness and wide body .... Good outlet passer reads the floor well ..... Plays with intensity and energy......

Weakness: Still learning the fundamentals of playing better interior defense ... Doesn't really feel comfortable when he gets the ball out on the perimeter due to his lack of outside shooting ... While he has worked on shedding his baby fat he is still a little bit from being completely toned up .... At times Randolph can force plays when double-teamed often these resulted in turnovers .... Still isn't the most mature player often he can get frustrated at referees calls and during his junior high school year ran into some legal problems .... Not a explosive shot blocker for someone his size lacks the quick leaping ability needed ... Needs to continue to improve on his free throw shooting to take full of advantage his ability to draw fouls ...