D.J. Jeffries

Created on 9/14/20.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-7
Weight: 215
College: Memphis
Classification: Sophomore
Birthdate: 12/28/1999

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Decent shooter
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Adequate rebounder
Decent defender that can block shots
Good athlete
Good motor

Cons:

Can be reluctant to take jumpers
May struggle to consistently create his own shot
Does not draw enough free throws
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
Can have lapses defensively

Summary:

D.J. Jeffries is an athletic, energetic swingman that could project to be a 3 and D type of role player in the NBA.  He can effectively knock down mid-range jumpers and spot-up threes off the catch, and he also thrives at scoring off cuts, as he can also finish numerous plays above the rim.  He will need to improve his passing and ball handling ability, but he is a solid prospect that could be due for a big year as a sophomore in college basketball.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile

Games Scouted:
11/8/19 Memphis vs. Illinois-Chicago
11/12/19 Memphis vs. Oregon

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