Tari Eason

Updated on 1/16/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

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

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round

Pros:

Adequate scorer off the dribble
Adequate mid-range shooter
Adequate low post scorer
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Good rebounder
Decent defender
Adept at collecting blocks and steals
Above average athlete

Cons:

Needs to improve his three-point shot
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
Not an elite athlete

Summary:

Tari Eason is a strong, physical combo forward that is having a good sophomore season at LSU right now.  He’s moving quickly up draft boards as his team is off to a 12-0 start.  They’ve faced a lot of easy teams in the non-conference portion of the year, so he’ll need to show that he can continue to be successful in conference play as well as in the postseason.  Currently, he projects to be a second round prospect for 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:
12/29/21 LSU vs. Auburn

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