Jalen Slawson

Updated on 6/28/23.  Written by Alan Lu.
2023 rankings were finalized on 6/22/23.

Height: 6-7
Weight: 218
College: Furman
Classification: Fifth-Year Senior
Birthdate: 10/22/1999

2023 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 70
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
2023 NBA Draft: Round 2, Pick 54 by the Sacramento Kings

Pros:

Adequate shooter
Adequate scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent playmaker
Solid rebounder for his size
Decent defender that can get steals and blocks
Above average athlete

Cons:

Streaky shooter
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Can be too passive on offense
Not an elite ball handler, can be turnover prone
Can struggle to guard quicker players
Not an elite athlete

Summary:

Jalen Slawson is an agile, skilled swingman that can make plays with the ball in his hands on offense. He had a solid senior season this year, as he helped lead Furman to get to the 2023 NCAA Tournament, and they were able to reel off an impressive win over Virginia. He doesn’t possess ideal athleticism, but Slawson is a high-motor player that projects well into a 3 and D role in the NBA.

Links:
RealGM Profile

Games Scouted:
3/7/22 Furman vs. Chattanooga
5/18/23 Game 4 of the 2023 NBA Draft Combine

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