Ty Jerome

Page updated as of 4/12/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2019 rankings were finalized on 6/19/2019.

Height: 6-5
Weight: 200
College: Virginia
Classification: Junior
Birthdate: 7/7/1997

2019 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 23
Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round
​2019 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 24 by the Philadelphia 76ers (rights traded to the Phoenix Suns via Boston Celtics)

Pros:

Good shooter, especially from deep
Adequate scorer off the dribble
Can post up smaller players
Good free throw shooter
Good playmaker
Smart player that has a good feel for the game
Good motor

Cons:

Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Can struggle to score in traffic
Does not draw enough free throws
Needs to improve his position defense
Only an average athlete
Has a short wingspan for his size

Summary:

Ty Jerome is a tough, gritty combo guard that can shoot and pass the basketball.  At the 2018 Chris Paul’s Elite Guard Camp, NBA scouts raved about his skill set, basketball IQ, and tenacity.  While he may possess less than ideal physical tools, he may have the skills and the mental makeup to excel as a role player at the next level.

Links:

DraftExpress Profile

RealGM Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

ESPN’s Article on Jerome at the Chris Paul Camp

Virginia’s KenPom Page

Games Scouted:

1/15/19 Virginia vs. Virginia Tech

1/19/19 Virginia vs. Duke

2/9/19 Virginia vs. Duke

2/11/19 Virginia vs. North Carolina

3/28/19 Virginia vs. Oregon

3/30/19 Virginia vs. Purdue

4/6/19 Virginia vs. Auburn

4/8/19 Virginia vs. Texas Tech

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