Julian Phillips

Updated on 8/11/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-8
Weight: 185
College: Tennessee
Classification: Freshman
Birthdate: 11/5/2003

Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round

Pros:

Solid shooter, especially off the catch
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent playmaker
Decent rebounder for his size
Adequate defender
Above average athlete

Cons:

Struggles to consistently create his own shot
Unselfish to a fault
Can be too passive on offense
Can have lapses defensively
Must get stronger

Summary:

Julian Phillips is an agile, skilled swingman that may project into a 3 and D role in the NBA.  He played fairly well at the 2022 McDonald’s All-American game, and if things break his way, he could end up being a late first round pick in the 2023 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Tennessee Basketball Bio
ESPN’s Early 2023 NBA Mock Draft

Games Scouted:
3/29/22 2022 McDonald’s All-American Game
4/2/22 Link Academy vs. Montverde Academy

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