Jaden Shackelford

Updated on 1/11/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height:  6-3
Weight: 200
College: Alabama
Classification: Junior
Birthdate: 2/14/2001

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Solid shooter, especially from deep
Crafty scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Adequate playmaker for his size
Good rebounder
Above average athlete

Cons:

Streaky shooter
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Not an elite ball handler
Struggles to guard quicker players
Not an elite athlete
Not a true point guard, but is undersized to play the two

Summary:

Jaden Shackelford is an agile, skilled combo guard that can shoot and score the basketball.  He played really well in his team’s December 4th win over Gonzaga, as he scored 28 points to help Alabama get the victory.  He is an underrated prospect that can score in a variety of ways, and he could be a solid pick for an NBA team in the late first to the second round range of the 2022 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile

Games Scouted:
12/4/21 Alabama vs. Gonzaga
12/14/21 Alabama vs. Memphis
1/11/22 Alabama vs. Auburn

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