Pacers 23rd Pick Tournament Finals: Dennis Schroeder vs. Tony Snell

Will Dennis Schroeder be crowned the tournament's champion? - Joern Pollex

We have reached the Indy Cornrows 23rd Pick Tournament Finals and oh, what a great matchup we have to finish it off. Dennis Schroeder, the German point guard faces off against the Cinderella of this tournament, Tony Snell. Who wins this and claims the crown?

This matchup is a great one to cap-off the last few weeks of tournament battles. Both Dennis Schroeder at point guard and Isaiah Canaan at small forward would fill much needed holes as backups on this roster. The second unit is looking for more scoring and either one of these can do just that. If the Jimmer Fredette trade does not happen, which has been confirmed to have legs, and Indiana is picking at 23, then I would be fine with either one of these players there. Who will win this intriguing battle and be crowned the champion of this tournament?

Below are the usual breakdowns of both prospects from ESPN's Chad Ford and SB Nation partner, Draft Express. If you want to learn more about Schroeder and Snell, pay attention to the details provided on them.

Dennis Schroeder

Positives
  • Super quick guard
  • Great speed in the open court
  • Huge wingspan for a PG
  • Excellent ball handler
  • Lethal penetrator
  • Aggressive attacking the basket
  • Solid passer off penetration
Negatives
  • Needs to add strength
  • Basketball IQ could use improvement
  • More of a scoring than passing PG

Tony Snell

Positives
  • Long, athletic two guard
  • Excellent shooter off the catch and shoot
Negatives
  • Needs to add strength
  • Needs to improve ball handling

Schroeder or Snell would be immediate upgrades, as mentioned, to this roster next season. From what I have been told, Indiana is enamored with Schroeder and hopes he falls to them tomorrow night. If not, there Plan B is taking Isaiah Canaan of Murray State. Also, that is why the Jimmer talks have started with Sacramento, in fear Schroeder or one of the point guards they like does not make it to 23. Snell is an athletic versatile wing who makes a lot of sense here in Indiana. Tony's shooting ability would also be valued in their second unit next year, if he is selected at 23. His long frame has made some scouts call him 'Paul George-like'. Scouts compare Schroeder to the pass-first point guard for the Boston Celtics, Rajon Rondo.

After the analysis from ESPN's Chad Ford and Draft Express, who will be the champion of this tournament? Will it be Dennis Schroeder or Tony Snell receiving your vote to be crowned the Indy Cornrows 23rd Pick Tournament Champion?

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