Updated on 7/31/21. Written by Alan Lu.
2021 rankings were finalized on 7/29/21.
2021 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 16
Projected Draft Range: Mid 1st Round
2021 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 22 by the Los Angeles Lakers
(Rights traded to the Indiana Pacers)
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Very good rebounder
Gifted shot blocker
Very good athlete
Struggles to score in traffic
Needs to improve his shooting
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
Can be too passive on offense
May be fairly raw offensively
Can be undisciplined defensively
Needs to add strength
Isaiah Jackson is a very athletic, energetic big man that may project to be a defensive specialist in the NBA. He is a gifted shot blocker that can make plays defensively to help his team protect the paint, but he will need to expand his skill set on the offensive end. Right now, he currently projects to be a first round prospect for the 2021 draft.
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