Ron Harper Jr.
Updated on 12/24/20. Written by Alan Lu.
Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent scorer off the dribble
Fairly good defender
Has good hands
Only an average free throw shooter
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Not an elite ball handler
May struggle to guard quicker players
Ron Harper Jr. is an athletic, energetic swingman that could project to be a solid role player in the NBA. He is a high-motor player that runs the floor well, and he has good hands that allows him to finish numerous plays above the rim to score the basketball.
He also has shown a much improved jump shot lately, and he is an active defender that can make plays on the ball to get stops for his team. He is having a terrific junior season right now. He’s flown under the radar as a draft prospect, but he is a talented player that could be a solid pick for an NBA team in the 2021 draft.
The Rookie Wire’s 2021 NBA Mock Draft
YouTube’s 12/14/19 Rutgers-Seton Hall Game via Big Ten Network
YouTube’s 3/7/20 Rutgers-Purdue Game via Big Ten Network
12/20/20 Rutgers vs. Illinois
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