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


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


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


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.

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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