Jacob Evans

Height: 6-6

Weight: 210

College: Cincinnati

Classification: Junior

Birthdate: 6/18/1997

2018 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 25

​Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round

2018 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 28 by the Golden State Warriors

Pros:

Fairly good shooter from all over the floor

Adequate scorer off the dribble

Excels at scoring on the move

Can post up smaller players

Adequate playmaker

Decent rebounder for a player his size

Good defensive player

Good shot blocker for a player his size

Solid athlete

Has good size to play out on the wing

Cons:

Can be a streaky shooter

Lacks an elite first step off the dribble

Does not always commit himself to the boards

May not be outstanding in any one particular area

Summary:

Jacob Evans is an athletic, skilled swingman that can help a team in many different facets of the game.  He can shoot and score the basketball, and he also tends to make sound decisions when he is on the floor.  He is also a solid defender that is a good shot blocker for a player his size.

While he may not be outstanding in any one area, Evans’ ability to contribute in a lot of ways could make him a good pick for an NBA team in the late first to the second range of the upcoming draft.

Links:

DraftExpress Profile

RealGM Profile

Tankathon Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

2018 ESPN Draft Profile

​Games Scouted:

12/12/17 Cincinnati vs. Mississippi State

2/18/18 Cincinnati vs. Wichita State

5/17/18 NBA Draft Combine