Jabari Bird NBA Draft Scouting Report

NBA Draft Prospect Jabari Bird

6,6 - Shooting Guard - California

Pros
Long and quick athlete with a really nice offensive game. Has top level quickness and hops. Hangs in the air effortlessly and is very good at scoring in the lane. Gets good elevation on his jumper and has a fundamentally sound shooting stroke. Hits a good percentage from outside and has deep range on his jumper.

Long arms and good quickness make him a good defender and solid rebounder. Has the type of athletic ability to be the fastest player on the court, just about every night. Has a high skill level to go with this athleticism and has developed a very nice mid range game. Good handle and solid passing ability and court vision.

Cons
Needs to add a lot of strength and weight. Can play out of control and needs to have better shot selection. Has great potential as a defender but needs to show better commitment on the defensive end of the court.

Projection: mid to late first round pick in the 2014 or 2015 NBA Draft