Updated on 7/31/21. Written by Alan Lu.
2021 rankings were finalized on 7/29/21.
College: UC Santa Barbara
Classification: Fifth-Year Senior
2021 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 89
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Solid shooter, especially from deep
Crafty scorer off the dribble
Fairly adept at collecting steals
Above average athlete
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Can be prone to hoisting up questionable shots
Not an elite athlete
Struggled during his time at Oregon State
Old for a draft prospect, may have limited upside
JaQuori McLaughlin is a smart, skilled playmaker that can shoot and pass the basketball. He helped lead UC Santa Barbara to get to the 2021 NCAA Tournament, and he had a good senior season. Currently, he projects to be a borderline second round candidate for the 2021 draft.
UC Santa Barbara Basketball Bio
Ridiculous Upside’s Article on McLaughlin
What You Expect?’s Article on McLaughlin
NBA G-League’s 2021 G-League Elite Camp Player Measurements
6/20/21 G-League Elite Camp
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