Jaime Jaquez Jr.

Updated on 4/15/21.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-6
Weight: 220
College: UCLA
Classification: Sophomore
Birthdate: 2/16/2001

2021 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 75
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:
Solid shooter, especially from deep
Crafty scorer off the dribble
Can post up smaller players
Decent playmaker
Solid rebounder for his size
Adequate defender
Above average athlete
Good motor

Cons:
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Unselfish to a fault
Struggles to guard quicker players
Not an elite athlete

Summary:
Jaime Jaquez Jr. is a skilled swingman that can shoot and score the basketball.  He had a good sophomore season, and he recently scored 27 points in his team’s overtime win over Michigan State in the play-in game of the 2021 NCAA Tournament.  Right now, he projects to be a borderline second round candidate for the upcoming draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
UCLA Basketball Bio
YouTube’s Highlights of the 11/25/20 UCLA-San Diego State Game via Matthew Loves Ball

Games Scouted:
3/28/21 UCLA vs. Alabama
3/30/21 UCLA vs. Michigan
4/3/21 UCLA vs. Gonzaga

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