Jaylin Williams

Updated on 6/25/22.  Written by Alan Lu.
2022 Rankings by the 6/23/22.

Height: 6-10
Weight: 240
College: Arkansas
Classification: Sophomore
Birthdate:  6/29/2002

2022 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 53
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round
2022 NBA Draft: Round 2, Pick 34 by the Oklahoma City Thunder

Pros:

Solid low post scorer
Decent scorer off the dribble
Adequate shooter for a big man, has stretch big potential
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent playmaker
Good rebounder
Adequate defender
Adept at drawing charges
Above average athlete

Cons:

Needs to improve his shooting
Can be prone to hoisting up questionable shots
Unselfish to a fault
Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Not an elite shot blocker
Can tend to be unfocused defensively
Not an elite athlete

Summary:

Jaylin Williams is an athletic big man that played very well for Arkansas this season.  He can score the basketball in a variety of ways, and he also is a good passing big man.  He’s also an active rebounder and defender, but he will need to improve his jump shot and be more focused defensively on a consistent basis.  Currently, he projects to be a second round prospect for the 2022 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
Tankathon Profile
Arkansas Basketball Bio
Twitter Account
YouTube’s Highlights of the 3/12/22 Arkansas-Texas A&M Game via Matthew Loves Ball

Games Scouted:
3/29/21 Arkansas vs. Baylor
3/2/22 Arkansas vs. LSU
3/24/22 Arkansas vs. Gonzaga
3/26/22 Arkansas vs. Duke

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