L.J. Figueroa

Created on 3/24/21.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-6
Weight: 195
College: Oregon
Classification: Senior
Birthdate: 3/28/1998

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:
Decent shooter
Decent scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Adequate playmaker
Solid rebounder for his size
Adequate defender
Adept at collecting steals
Solid athlete

Cons:
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Does not draw enough free throws
Can struggle to score in traffic
Can be prone to hoisting up questionable shots
Not an elite ball handler
Can be foul prone
Can gamble too much defensively

Summary:
L.J. Figueroa is an athletic swingman that may currently project into a 3 and D role in the NBA.  He recently transferred from St. John’s to play for Oregon for his senior season.  He had a fairly solid senior season, and he scored 21 points and made 5 threes in his team’s Sweet 16 win over Iowa.  Currently, he projects to be a borderline second round candidate in the 2021 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile

Games Scouted:
1/2/21 Oregon vs. Stanford
3/22/21 Oregon vs. Iowa

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