Jaylen Nowell

Page updated as of 4/12/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2019 rankings were finalized on 6/19/2019.

Height: 6-4
Weight: 195
College: Washington
Classification: Sophomore
Birthdate: 7/9/1999

2019 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 68
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
​2019 NBA Draft: Round 2, Pick 43 by the Minnesota Timberwolves


Good scorer off the dribble
Good shooter, especially from deep
Can post up smaller players
Adequate playmaker
Good athlete
Versatile player that can play either backcourt position


Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Can gamble too much defensively
Played in a zone defensive scheme
Not a true point guard, but is undersized to play the two


Jaylen Nowell is a skilled combo guard that can score the basketball in a variety of ways, and he also is an above average facilitator on offense.  He can play either backcourt position, and he has had a solid sophomore season.

On the other hand, he is a bit undersized to play out on the wing and played in a zone defensive scheme, so he will need to adjust to playing in a man-to-man defense at the next level.  Right now, Nowell may be a second round prospect for the upcoming draft.


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Games Scouted:

11/6/18 Washington vs. Western Kentucky

12/5/18 Washington vs. Gonzaga

1/30/19 Washington vs. USC

5/16/19 NBA Draft Combine Scrimmage Game

5/17/19 NBA Draft Combine Scrimmage Game

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