DaQuan Jeffries

Height: 6-5

Weight: 225

College: Tulsa

Classification: Senior

Birthdate: 4/30/1997

2019 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 51

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Fairly good shooter

Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays

Adequate scorer off the dribble

Adequate low post scorer

Decent playmaker

Good rebounder

Fairly good defender that can get steals and blocks

Very good athlete

Cons:

May struggle to change directions off the dribble

Not an elite ball handler

Can be too passive on offense

May be a bit undersized to play out on the wing

Can be foul prone

Summary:

DaQuan Jeffries is an athletic swingman that could project into a 3 and D type of role in the NBA.  He is an impressive athlete, as he had a wide array of eye-popping dunks that helped him win the 2019 College Slam Dunk Contest. He is also rated on ESPN’s Top 100 prospects list.  In addition, he also played very well at this year’s Portsmouth Invitational, which could help boost his draft stock.  Right now, Jeffries may be a second round prospect for the upcoming draft.

Links:

ESPN Draft Profile

RealGM Profile

DraftSite Profile

Bleacher Report’s Article on Jeffries Winning the Dunk Contest