Since he came into the league, Keldon Johnson has proven to be one of the biggest steals of the 2019 NBA Draft. Picked 29th by the San Antonio Spurs, he was projected as a lottery pick by many analysts before the draft occurred.
In his 2+ years of NBA experience since then, he has grown and evolved into one of the Spurs' most promising young players. His high energy and ferocious dunks have made him a fan favorite in the Alamo City.
Playing primarily at small forward, Keldon competes against one of the most talented groups of players in the league. So where does he stack up among other small forwards in the Western Conference? Read on to hear my thoughts on where he stands among his peers.
*Note: stats mentioned are updated through games played on 11/29.
15. Dorian Finney-Smith, Dallas Mavericks
An older player at 28 years old in just his sixth year as a pro, Finney-Smith is a decent role player for the Mavs. He's not known as a shot creator, as a whopping 96 percent of his three-point makes came off assists last season. He is largely a spot-up shooter in Dallas' Luka Doncic-driven offense, but perhaps that's for the best, as he's only shooting 42.4% from the field this year.