Jaylen Hoard

Height: 6-8

Weight: 215

College: Wake Forest

Classification: Freshman

Birthdate: 3/30/1999

2019 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 63

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Good scorer off the dribble

Excels at scoring on the move

Decent playmaker for his size

Gifted rebounder

Decent defender

Solid athlete

Has a long wingspan

Cons:

Needs to improve his shooting

Needs to improve his free throw shooting

May need to tweak his shooting mechanics

Not an elite ball handler, struggles to use his left hand

Can be too turnover prone

His effort on defense can be lagging at times

Summary:

Jaylen Hoard is an athletic, skilled combo forward that can score the basketball in a variety of ways, and he also can do a little bit of everything.

He put himself on the map as a draft prospect by posting a double-double when he scored 11 points and collected 15 rebounds in the 2018 Nike Hoop Summit.  He will still need to improve in the finer points of the game, but he could be a potential second round pick in 2019.

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