Jalen Johnson Considered Lottery Lock By Multiple Sources

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Jalen Johnson Considered Lottery Lock By Multiple Sources 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Wed Jul 21, 2021 5:00 pm

Jalen Johnson is one of the bigger wildcards of the draft as he left Duke early during his freshman season and also departed IMG Academy midway through his senior season.


"I’ve spent more time digging into Johnson’s draft standing than any other player this year," writes Sam Vecenie, who has Johnson currently slotted at No. 12. "I’ve talked to a couple of executives for teams in the teens that have told me their team will not be selecting him. I’ve also talked to four different sources that seem to think Johnson is a lock in the lottery. Honestly, I’m not sure what to think. What I do know is that teams have some real questions about Johnson’s intel report that they’re still working through. When that is the case with one-and-done guys, they have a tendency to fall on draft night. Johnson’s range starts around here and reaches into the 20s."


Johnson averaged 11.2 points, 6.1 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 21.4 minutes over 13 games with Duke.

Via Sam Vecenie/The Athletic

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Re: Jalen Johnson Considered Lottery Lock By Multiple Sources 

Post#2 » by Lockdown504090 » Thu Jul 22, 2021 2:03 pm

Hes such a project, his third year will be like his rookie year basically. Im looking how people talk about kevin knox whos also a project, he really has to go to the right team and fanbase that are okay with wathing a talented guy learn how to hoop so his confidence isnt shot by the time hes 24.

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