James Bouknight

Created on 9/7/20.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-5
Weight: 190
College: Connecticut
Classification: Sophomore
Birthdate: 9/18/2000

Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round

Pros:

Crafty scorer off the dribble
Adequate shooter
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Adequate playmaker
Decent rebounder
Solid athlete


Cons:

Inconsistent shooter
Can be reluctant to take jumpers
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Needs to improve his defense

Summary:

James Bouknight is an athletic, skilled combo guard that can score the basketball in a variety of ways.  He thrives at taking the ball to the rack to score, and he also excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays.  He will need to improve his jump shot and defense, but he is solid offensive player that could be a first round pick in the 2021 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
ESPN’s 2021 NBA Mock Draft
YouTube’s Highlights of the 2/16/20 UConn vs. Memphis Game via Matthew Loves Ball
YouTube’s Highlights of the 3/5/20 UConn vs. Houston Game via Storrs South

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