Jaden Springer

Updated on 1/6/2021.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-4
Weight: 204
College: Tennessee
Classification: Freshman
Birthdate: 9/25/2002

Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round

Pros:

Decent shooter
Can post up smaller players
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Fairly good playmaker
Decent rebounder
Decent defender
Solid athlete

Cons:

Reluctant to take jumpers
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Can play too wildly on offense
Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Can be foul prone

Summary:

Jaden Springer is an athletic, skilled combo guard that can score the basketball in a variety of ways.  He excels at finishing plays above the rim, and he also is a solid low post scoring guard that excels at making shots in the paint.  He will need to take more outside shots in games and improve his decision-making ability, but he is a talented prospect that could project to go in the late first to the second round range for the 2021 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
ESPN Draft Profile
ESPN’s 2021 NBA Mock Draft

Games Scouted:
2/8/20 IMG Academy vs. Baltimore Poly
1/6/21 Tennessee vs. Arkansas

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