Ron Harper Jr.
Updated on 8/20/21. Written by Alan Lu.
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Adequate scorer off the dribble
Can post up smaller players
Fairly good defender
Has good hands
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
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 2022 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
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