Updated on 3/24/23. Written by Alan Lu.
2023 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 45
Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round
Decent scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Handles the ball fairly well
Solid rebounder for his size
Solid defender that can get steals
Can be reluctant to take outside shots
Struggles to score in traffic
Prone to hoisting up questionable shots
Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Can play too wildly on offense
Not a true point guard, but is undersized to play the two
Amari Bailey is an athletic, energetic combo guard that has a variety of skills that can prove to be useful in the league. He can do a little bit of everything, but he will need to be a more consistent player in games. He is a talented prospect that could end up being selected in the late first to the second round range of the 2023 draft.
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