Jaime Jaquez Jr.
Updated on 6/27/22. Written by Alan Lu.
Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round
Crafty scorer off the dribble
Adequate shooter, especially from deep
Can post up smaller players
Solid rebounder for his size
Very good motor
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Can be reluctant to take outside shots
Unselfish to a fault
Can struggle to guard quicker players
Only an average athlete
Can struggle against length and athleticism
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. Throughout the tournament, he consistently excelled and made solid hustle plays on both ends of the floor. Recently, he announced his decision to return to school. Right now, he projects to go in the late first to the second round range in the 2023 draft.
UCLA Basketball Bio
YouTube’s Highlights of the 11/25/20 UCLA-San Diego State Game via Matthew Loves Ball
The Los Angeles Times’ Article on Jaquez Returning to UCLA
Sports Illustrated’s Article on Jaquez Returning to UCLA
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