Jamal Cain

Updated on 4/18/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-7
Weight: 191
College: Oakland
Classification: Fifth-Year Senior
Birthdate: 3/20/1999

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Adequate shooter
Can post up smaller players
Very good rebounder
Solid defender that can get steals
Solid athlete

Cons:

Streaky shooter
Can struggle to score in traffic
Struggles to consistently create his own shot
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
Old for a draft prospect, may have limited upside

Summary:

Jamal Cain is an athletic, energetic swingman that played at Marquette before transferring to Oakland.  He was recently invited to play at the Portsmouth Invitational.  He had a solid showing on Day 2 of this event, and he currently projects to be a borderline second round candidate for the 2022 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Portsmouth Invitational’s 2022 Rosters Page

Games Scouted:
12/1/20 Marquette vs. Oklahoma State
4/13/22 Day 1 of the 2022 PIT
4/14/22 Day 2 of the 2022 PIT

Other Articles:
4/18/22 Picks for the 2022 All-Portsmouth Teams

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