JAIME JAQUEZ,JR.

BIRTHDATE: 2/16/01

POSITION: Combo Forward

HEIGHT: 6'7"

WEIGHT: 225

SCHOOL/ TEAM: UCLA

CLASS: Junior

STATS

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STRENGTHS

  • Plays physical; bullies weaker opponents 

  • Good shot maker; finds way to put the ball in the basket

  • Seeks contact on nearly every possession 

  • Tough as nails; High level competitor 

  • Competes at high level; scrappy 

  • Crafty old school scorer; Uses a combination of shot fakes and post moves

  • Strong rebounder for a wing; Good for around 6 rebounds per game 

  • Capable shooter

  • Solid ball handler and isolation scorer

  • Offsets his weaknesses with competitiveness

  • Skilled low post/isolation scorer 

  • Good passer out of low post 

  • Good footwork and balance on block

  • May have a role as a small ball 4 

  • Improving as playmaker out of ball screens 

  • Shot 40% on jump shots as a sophomore 

  • 55% around the rim in 2020-21

  • Shot a respectable 36% on C&S as a sophomore 

  • Good pull up shooter 

  • Capable of attacking closeouts and scoring off the bounce 

AREAS TO IMPROVE | CONCERNS

  • Lacks athleticism, quickness and foot speed; good athlete just not explosive 

  • Finishing vs length 

  • Creating easy shots against more athletic defenders

  • Struggled big time vs Gonzaga length 

  • Doesn’t have a true position; may lack a defined NBA role 

  • More of a scorer than a shooter 

  • Streaky shooter but can get hot

FULL SCOUTING REPORT COMING SOON