Amari Bailey

Updated on 7/21/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-4
Weight: 188
College: UCLA
Classification: Freshman
Birthdate: 2/17/2004

Projected Draft Range: Mid to Late 1st Round

Pros:

Solid shooter
Decent scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Solid playmaker
Good rebounder for his size
Decent defender that can get steals
Solid athlete

Cons:

Streaky shooter
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
Not a true point guard, but is undersized to play the two

Summary:

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 mid to late first round of the 2023 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
ESPN’s Early 2023 NBA Mock Draft

Games Scouted:
1/18/20 Sierra Canyon vs. Dominican High
3/29/22 2022 McDonald’s All-American Game
4/8/22 2022 Nike Hoops Summit
4/15/22 2022 Jordan Brand Classic

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