Ja’Vonte Smart

Updated on 7/31/21.  Written by Alan Lu.
2021 rankings were finalized on 7/29/21.

Height: 6-4
Weight: 190
College: LSU
Classification: Junior
Birthdate: 6/3/1999

2021 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 92
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Decent shooter, especially from deep
Adequate scorer off the dribble
Adequate playmaker
Decent defender
Above average athlete

Does not draw enough free throws
Can struggle to score in traffic
Can be turnover prone
Can play too wildly on offense
Can be undisciplined defensively

Ja’Vonte Smart is an athletic, skilled combo guard that can shoot and score the basketball.  He had a solid junior season for LSU, but sometimes he can be too inconsistent in games.  Currently, he projects to be a borderline second round candidate for the 2021 draft.

RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
NBA G-League’s 2021 G-League Elite Camp Player Measurements

Games Scouted:
1/13/21 LSU vs. Arkansas
6/20/21 G-League Elite Camp
6/21/21 G-League Elite Camp

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