Ron Harper Jr.

Updated on 12/24/20.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-6
Weight: 245
College: Rutgers
Classification: Junior
Birthdate: 4/12/2000

Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round


Solid shooter
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent scorer off the dribble
Adequate playmaker
Good rebounder
Fairly good defender
Solid athlete
Has good hands


Inconsistent shooter
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.

RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Tankathon Profile
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

Games Scouted:
12/20/20 Rutgers vs. Illinois

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