Updated on 9/9/21. Written by Alan Lu.
Projected Draft Range: Top 5
Solid low post scorer
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Good shot blocker
Needs to improve his face-up game
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Does not draw enough free throws
Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Can be too passive on offense
Can be unfocused defensively
Jalen Duren is a strong, athletic big man that projects to be a solid rim protector in the NBA. He can finish plays around the basket, and he also is a very good rebounder and shot blocker that can help his team protect the paint. He recently reclassified to be in the 2021 recruiting class, and he is a very talented prospect that could end up going in the lottery in the 2022 draft.
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