Updated on 1/23/21. Written by Alan Lu.
Classification: Fifth-Year Senior
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Crafty scorer off the dribble
Fairly good shooter
Good rebounder for his size
Above average athlete
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Can be prone to hoisting up questionable shots
Can be undisciplined defensively
A bit undersized to play the point
Not an elite athlete
Old for a draft prospect, may have limited upside
Carlik Jones is a tough, gritty point guard that can shoot and score the basketball, and he also can effectively run the team with the ball in his hands. He doesn’t possess overwhelming foot-speed, but he tends to make sound decisions in games, and he projects to be a borderline second round candidate for the 2021 draft.
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