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

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

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

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.

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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