Jaylen Hands

Height: 6-3

Weight: 180

College: UCLA

Classification: Sophomore

Birthdate: 2/12/1999

2019 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 72

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

​2019 NBA Draft: Round 2, Pick 56 by the Los Angeles Clippers (rights traded to the Brooklyn Nets)

Pros:

Fairly good shooter, especially from deep

Adequate scorer off the dribble

Excels at scoring on the move

Adequate playmaker that handles the ball well

Fairly good rebounder for a player his size

Decent defensive player

Good athlete

Cons:

Can struggle to score in traffic

May have shot selection issues

Can be turnover prone

Can play too wildly on offense

Can have lapses defensively

Not an elite athlete​

Summary:

Jaylen Hands is an athletic, skilled point guard that can knock down jumpers to garner scores for his team.  But he will need to be a more consistent player in games, and learn to play under control more.​

He’s a skilled offensive player that can make shots and pass the ball when he is on his game, and he could be a second round pick in 2019.​

Links:

DraftExpress Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

RealGM Profile

2018 ESPN Draft Profile

USA Today’s Article on Hands Returning