Josiah James

Updated as of 1/6/2021, scouting report written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-6
Weight: 207
College: Tennessee
Classification: Sophomore
Birthdate: 9/5/2000

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Decent shooter, especially from deep
Adequate scorer off the dribble
Decent playmaker
Solid rebounder for his size
Decent defender that can get steals and blocks
Above average athlete
Solid motor

Cons:

Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Inconsistent shooter
Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Unselfish to a fault
Can be unfocused defensively
Not an elite athlete

Summary:

Josiah James is an athletic swingman that can pass and rebound the basketball. He is a player that may project to be a defensive specialist at the next level, but he will need to improve his jump shot, shot selection, and assertiveness on the offensive end.  Right now, he may be a second round prospect for the 2021 draft.

Links:

RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
ESPN Player Card

Games Scouted:

11/16/19 Tennessee vs. Washington
1/15/20 Tennessee vs. Georgia
1/6/21 Tennessee vs. Arkansas

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