G.G. Jackson

Updated on 11/18/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-9
Weight: 210
College: South Carolina
Classification: Freshman
Birthdate: 12/17/2004

Projected Draft Range: Lottery

Pros:

Solid scorer off the dribble
Decent low post scorer
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Adequate playmaker for his size
Very good rebounder
Decent defender
Solid shot blocker
Very good athlete

Cons:

Needs to improve his outside shot
Must expand upon his low post moves
Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Needs to improve his court vision
Can have lapses defensively
Must get stronger

Summary:

G.G. Jackson is a very athletic, skilled big man that could end up being one of the best players to come out of the 2023 draft class.  He reclassified to be able to play in college basketball this year, and he is skilled player that has very good scoring, rebounding, and defensive skills.  He will need to continue to refine his jump shot, but he is a very talented prospect that has superstar potential, and he could end up being a lottery pick in the 2023 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
247Sports’ Profile
USA Today’s Article on Jackson Committing to South Carolina  

Games Scouted:
1/17/22 Ridgeview High vs. A.C. Flora
11/18/22 South Carolina vs. Davidson

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