Frank Jackson

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)

Pros:

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

Cons:

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

Summary:

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.