JABARI SMITH, JR.

BIRTHDATE: 5/13/03

POSITION: Power Forward/Center

HEIGHT: 6'10"

WEIGHT: 220

SCHOOL/ TEAM: Auburn

CLASS: Freshman 

STATS

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STRENGTHS

  • Agile and skilled 4/5 that fits the modern day NBA game

  • Good 3 point shooter and floor spacer

  • Can put the ball on the floor and make pull up jumpers

  • Fluid and can handle the ball in open floor

  • Runs the floor in transition 

  • Rebound and run threat 

  • Pick & Pop guy 

  • Good handle for a big; upside as a shot creator

  • Defined role as a floor spacing, close out attacking rim runner 

  • Glides down the floor 

  • Defensive versatility

  • Solid passing instincts

  • Efficient finisher around the rim

AREAS TO IMPROVE | CONCERNS

  • Skinny with thin frame but getting stronger

  • May struggle finishing through contact 

  • Settles for too many jumpers in my opinion

  • Needs to tighten handle 

  • Only drives right 

  • Fluid and agile but not explosive 

FULL SCOUTING REPORT COMING SOON