Amari Bailey

Updated on 6/28/23.  Written by Alan Lu.
2023 rankings were finalized on 6/22/23.

Height: 6-5
Weight: 185
College: UCLA
Classification: Freshman
Birthdate: 2/17/2004

2023 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 38
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round
2023 NBA Draft: Round 2, Pick 41 by the Charlotte Hornets


Decent shooter, especially from the mid-range
Decent scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Adequate playmaker for his size
Solid rebounder for his size
Solid defender that can get steals
Solid athlete


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
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 second round range of the 2023 draft.

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
3/2/23 UCLA vs. Arizona State
3/23/23 UCLA vs. Gonzaga
5/17/23 Game 1 of the 2023 NBA Draft Combine
5/18/23 Game 3 of the 2023 NBA Draft Combine

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