Javonte Perkins

Updated on 8/20/21.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-6
Weight: 210
College: Saint Louis
Classification: Fifth-Year Senior
Birthdate: Unknown

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:
Solid shooter
Solid scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent defender
Good athlete

Cons:
Streaky shooter
Needs to improve his passing ability
Needs to improve his rebounding
Does not get enough steals or blocks
Can be unfocused defensively

Summary:
Javonte Perkins is an athletic, skilled swingman that can shoot and score the basketball.  He is a sharpshooter that had a solid senior season, and he scored 32 points to lead his team to a win over LSU.  Recently, Perkins announced that he will be returning for a fifth season. If he has a strong redshirt senior season, he could move up draft boards in 2022.

Links:
RealGM Profile
St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Article on Perkins Leading SLU to Big Win Over LSU
St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Article on Perkins Returning to Saint Louis for a Fifth Season

Games Scouted:
1/17/20 Saint Louis vs. Dayton
3/20/21 Saint Louis vs. Mississippi State

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