Ron Harper Jr.

Updated on 4/6/21.  Written by Alan Lu.

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

2021 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 79
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

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

Cons:

Inconsistent shooter
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Not an elite ball handler
May struggle to guard quicker players

Summary:

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 is a capable outside shooter, and he is an active defender that can make plays on the ball to get stops for his team.  He had a solid junior season. He will still need to improve his outside shot, but he is a talented player that is a second round prospect in the 2021 draft.

Links:
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
1/24/21 Rutgers vs. Indiana
3/21/21 Rutgers vs. Houston

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