Jalen Johnson

Created on 9/1/20.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-8
Weight: 215
College: Duke
Classification: Freshman
Birthdate: 12/18/2001

Projected Draft Range: Lottery

Pros:

Decent scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Solid low post scorer
Good playmaker
Good rebounder
Good athlete

Cons:

Needs to improve his shooting
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Can be reluctant to take jumpers
Needs to improve his defense

Summary:

Jalen Johnson is a very athletic, skilled point forward whose versatility and solid set of all-around skills could enable him to be a likely lottery pick in the 2021.  He is a strong facilitator that sees the floor well, and he also thrives at scoring in transition as well as in the post on offense.  He will need to improve his jump shot and defensive skills, but he has the skills to end up being a solid player in the NBA.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
MaxPreps’ Page

Games Scouted:
3/6/20 Nicolet vs. Beaver Dam

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