College: St. Bonaventure
Good shooter from all over the floor
Adequate scorer off the dribble
Tremendous free throw generator
Very good free throw shooter
Adequate rebounder for a player his size
Adequate defensive player that can get steals
Smart player that has a good feel for the game
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
May need to tweak his shooting mechanics
Can be a bit turnover prone
Can have lapses defensively
Only an average athlete
Has limited experience against top competition
Jaylen Adams is a smart, skilled offensive minded point guard that can effectively run the team. He can score in a variety of ways, and he can be a table setter that can create offense for himself and his teammates off of pick and rolls.
On the other hand, he may not have great length or athleticism for his position, and he can take some questionable shots. Right now, Adams may be one of most talented point guards in college basketball, and he may be a solid candidate to be selected in the second round in 2018.