Jalen Bridges

Created on 1/24/23.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-7
Weight: 220
College: Baylor
Classification: Redshirt Junior
Birthdate: 5/14/2001

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Adequate playmaker for his size
Good rebounder
Solid defender
Solid shot blocker for his size
Above average athlete

Cons:

Needs to improve his shooting
Struggles to consistently create his own shot
Not an elite ball handler
Can be too passive on offense
Can struggle to guard quicker players

Summary:

Jalen Bridges is an athletic, energetic forward that has played fairly well in his role for Baylor this season. He started his collegiate career at West Virginia before later transferring to Baylor, and he’s excelled as a defensive-minded, hustle player this year. He will need to improve his jump shot, but he could project into a defensive specialist role at the NBA level.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Baylor Basketball Bio

Games Scouted:
1/23/23 Baylor vs. Kansas

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