Page updated as of 4/10/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2018 rankings were finalized on 6/21/2018.
2018 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 58
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
2018 NBA Draft: Round 2, Pick 43 by the Denver Nuggets (rights traded to the Orlando Magic)
Excels at scoring on the move
Adequate shooter, especially from deep
Fairly good defensive player
Rock solid motor
Has long arms
Has big hands
Great size to play the small forward position
Has a slow release
Struggles to consistently create his own shot
Needs to improve his ball handling
Can be turnover prone
Can be too passive on offense
May struggle to guard quicker players
Does not possess great lateral quickness
May be a classic tweener
Missed considerable time due to a torn labrum
Justin Jackson is a tough, physical combination forward that can shoot and rebound the basketball. He may not possess elite physical tools, but his ability to shoot the basketball combined with possessing a solid motor could allow him to carve out a niche role in the NBA.
ESPN’s Article on Jackson Being Out Due to a Torn Labrum
11/15/16 Maryland vs. Georgetown
11/27/17 Maryland vs. Syracuse
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