Frank Jackson

Page updated as of 4/8/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu. 2017 rankings were finalized on 6/22/2017.

Height: 6-3
Weight: 207
College: Duke
Classification: Freshman
Birthdate: 5/4/1998

2017 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 33

Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round

2017 NBA Draft: Round 2, Pick 31 by the Charlotte Hornets (Rights traded to the New Orleans Pelicans)


Very good scorer off the dribble

Good shooter from all over the floor

Excels at scoring on the move

Very good free throw shooter

Decent rebounder

Adequate defensive player

Great athlete

May have significant upside


Inconsistent shooter

Can be prone to hoisting up questionable shots

Needs to improve his passing ability

Can be out of position defensively

Can pick up quick fouls

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

Can be too inconsistent in games

Currently undergoing foot surgery


Frank Jackson is an athletic, skilled combo guard that can really help his team offensively.  So far this season, he is off to a very good start, as he has shown much better shooting and passing skills than he may have anticipated to have.​

He is a gifted scorer that can ably defend either backcourt position, and he is a player that has a great deal of upside.  With his skill set, Frank Jackson could end up being a very good player in the NBA.


ESPN Draft Profile

DraftExpress Profile

RealGM Profile

Yahoo’s Article on Jackson Having Foot Surgery

​Games Scouted:

11/15/16 Duke vs. Kansas

11/29/16 Duke vs. Michigan State

12/6/16 Duke vs. Florida

1/10/17 Duke vs. Florida State

1/23/17 Duke vs. NC State

1/30/17 Duke vs. Notre Dame

2/22/17 Duke vs. Syracuse

2/28/17 Duke vs. Florida State

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