JABARI SMITH, JR.

BIRTHDATE: 9/11/02

POSITION: Wing Initiator

HEIGHT: 6'10"

WEIGHT: 200

SCHOOL/ TEAM: Auburn

CLASS: Freshman 

STATS

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 

  • 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 attacking rim runner 

  • Glides down the floor 

  • Defensive versatility

AREAS TO IMPROVE

  • Skinny with thin frame

  • Struggles finishing through contact 

  • Settles for too many jumpers in my opinion

  • Predictable game; Floats around perimeter 

  • Motor and Toughness?

  • Seems allergic to the paint 

  • Needs to tighten handle 

  • Only drives right 

  • Fluid and agile but not explosive 

  • Below the rim finisher; Rarely dunks 

FULL SCOUTING REPORT COMING SOON