Jabari Smith

Created on 4/23/21.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-9
Weight: 200
College: Auburn
Classification: Freshman
Birthdate: 5/13/2003

Projected Draft Range: Top 5

Pros:
Solid scorer off the dribble
Decent shooter
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Adequate playmaker
Solid rebounder
Decent defender
Fairly good shot blocker
Good athlete

Cons:
Streaky shooter
Prone to hoisting up questionable shots
Tends to force the issue too much on offense
Tendency to over-dribble, which can lead to turnovers
Can have lapses defensively

Summary:
Jabari Smith is a very athletic, skilled forward that has a solid set of all-around skills.  He can score the basketball in a variety of ways, and he also can guard multiple positions.  He will need to improve his shot selection, but he is a very talented prospect that could be a top 5 pick in the 2022 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
247Sports’ Profile
MaxPreps’ Profile

Games Scouted:
11/25/20 Sandy Creek vs. Grayson

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