Melo Trimble dazzled fans over the past three years at Maryland.
Unfortunately for the former Terrapin, he didn’t fare quite as well in front of NBA scouts at the Draft Combine on Thursday.
In a five-on-five scrimmage, Trimble scored just two points on 0-of-5 shooting while dishing out just one assist and turning the ball over five times in 18 minutes. He also had two of his shots blocked during the scrimmage.
Trimble also measured 6’1.3 and 195 pounds with a 6’2 wingspan at the Combine.
Former Iowa State guard Monte Morris was arguably the most impressive guard during Thursday’s scrimmage.
The former Maryland standout really struggled with his ball-handling duties throughout the scrimmage. Given his lack of size and elite shooting ability, Trimble needs a strong showing this week in Chicago.
Trimble will get another crack at showcasing his skills to the NBA in another scrimmage on Friday. Following Thursday’s scrimmage, he revealed that he has workouts scheduled with the Chicago Bulls and Philadelphia 76ers.
As a junior, Trimble averaged 16.8 points to go along with 3.7 assists and 3.6 rebounds. The former Bishop O’Connell (Va.) star also shot 31.7 percent from three and 78.9 percent from the free throw line.
Trimble put together his best collegiate season this past year. A lot of his success had to do with the fact that Anthony Cowan was the team’s primary ball-handler, which allowed Trimble to be more of a scorer.