Jarace Walker

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

Height: 6-8
Weight: 230
College: Houston
Classification: Freshman
Birthdate: 9/4/2003

2023 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 7
Projected Draft Range: Lottery
2023 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 8 by the Washington Wizards
(Rights traded to the Indiana Pacers)


Solid scorer off the dribble
Adequate shooter
Can post up smaller players
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Solid playmaker
Solid rebounder for his size
Solid defender that can get steals and blocks
Very good athlete


Inconsistent shooter
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Can be reluctant to take outside shots
Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Unselfish to a fault
Can have lapses defensively


Jarace Walker is a very athletic, strong combo forward that excels at making plays on both ends of the floor.  He is a high-flyer that can make impressively athletic plays on both ends of the floor, has some point forward skills, and he is a rangy defender that can cover plenty of ground.  On the other hand, he will need to be a more consistent shooter and improve his shot-creation skills.  He is a very talented prospect that could be a lottery pick in the 2023 draft.

RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
ESPN’s Early 2023 NBA Mock Draft

Games Scouted:
2/8/20 IMG Academy vs. Baltimore Poly
12/2/21 IMG Academy vs. Sunrise Christian
3/29/22 2022 McDonald’s All-American Game
4/8/22 2022 Nike Hoops Summit
3/31/22 IMG Academy vs. La Lumiere
11/20/22 Houston vs. Oregon
1/25/23 Houston vs. UCF

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