K.J. Adams

Updated on 12/2/23.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-7
Weight: 225
College: Kansas
Classification: Junior
Birthdate: 4/18/2002

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Can post up smaller players
Adequate scorer off the dribble
Decent playmaker for his size
Decent rebounder
Solid defender that can get steals and blocks
Good athlete
Good motor

Cons:

Needs to improve his shooting
Needs to improve his face-up game
Must extend his shooting range
Not an elite ball handler
Classic tweener, may be in between forward positions

Summary:

K.J. Adams is an athletic, high-motor combo forward that will make hustle plays to help his team in games. He’s been a solid role player for Kansas, and he largely projects into a defensive specialist role for the NBA, but will need to improve his jump shot and skill set offensively.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile

Games Scouted:
1/24/22 Kansas vs. Texas Tech
11/14/23 Kansas vs. Kentucky
12/1/23 Kansas vs. Connecticut

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