Tari Eason

Updated on 6/25/22.  Written by Alan Lu.
2022 Rankings were finalized on 6/23/22.

Height: 6-8
Weight: 216
College: LSU
Classification: Sophomore
Birthdate: 5/10/2001

2022 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 16
Projected Draft Range: Mid 1st Round
2022 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 17 by the Houston Rockets

Pros:

Decent scorer off the dribble
Adequate shooter
Adequate low post scorer
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Good rebounder
Solid defender that can get blocks and steals
Solid athlete
Solid motor

Cons:

Inconsistent shooter
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
Can tend to force the issue too much on offense
Can be undisciplined defensively

Summary:

Tari Eason is a strong, physical combo forward that had a very good sophomore season at LSU, and he helped his team get off to a 12-0 start. He’ll need to be a more consistent shooter in games, but his athleticism, motor, and defensive versatility could make him an intriguing option for NBA teams to consider. Currently, he projects to go in the mid first round in the 2022 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Wikipedia Bio
YouTube’s 12/18/21 Highlights of the LSU-Louisiana Tech Game via Matthew Loves Ball

Games Scouted:
11/27/21 LSU vs. Wake Forest
12/29/21 LSU vs. Auburn
3/2/22 LSU vs. Arkansas

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