Updated on 3/22/23. Written by Alan Lu.
2023 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 52
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Adequate scorer off the dribble
Solid rebounder for his size
Solid defender that can get steals
Needs to improve his shooting
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Can be too passive on offense
May be a bit undersized to play out on the wing
Will miss considerable time due to an Achilles injury
Jaylen Clark is a strong, athletic swingman that has been having a good junior season at UCLA this year. He excels at making energetic hustle plays on both ends of the floor, but he will need to show that he can be a consistent outside shooter in games. Currently, he projects to be a second round prospect for the 2023 draft.
ESPN Draft Profile
Sports Illustrated’s Article on Clark Out Due to An Achilles Injury
11/23/21 UCLA vs. Gonzaga
3/2/23 UCLA vs. Arizona State
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