2 - Jarred Vanderbilt


  • Birthday: 4/3/99
  • NBA Position: Small Forward
  • Class: Freshman
  • Ht: 6-9
  • Wt: 215
  • Hometown: Missouri City, TX
  • High School: Victory Prep
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NBA Comparison:

Strengths: 6’9 left handed point forward … Great size and length with a 7’1 wingspan and 8’10 standing reach, especially for a wing … Good athlete and versatility. Good vertical and coordination ... Good activity level ... Quick in the open floor ... Quick hands and feet ... His size and first step allow him to get by the defense even if they’re giving him space ... Quick second and third jump ... Good slashing ability ... Can penetrate in traffic and tip in his own missed shots. Quick to loose balls … Great tools to be a lockdown and versatile defender. Can get low and move his feet well … Great instincts and court vision ... Creative playing style and makes plays you don’t often see at the high school level ... Passes the ball very well ... Can create for himself and teammates ... Plays well in transition as a leader and finisher ... Can pin point a bounce pass nearly the length of the floor ... Can impact the game without scoring ... Can fill the stat sheet in every category ... Rebounds well on both ends of the floor … Good ball handling ability ... Can get where he wants with the ball ... Can change directions at a high speed as ball handler … Can score from multiple spots on the floor ... Good euro step and covers a lot of ground … Has the tools, talent, and athleticism to be an elite player on both ends of the floor and an ultimate mismatch. Naturally has a multidimensional game, can be a big-time player by improving upon his weaknesses without having to completely add a new dimension to his game …

Weaknesses: Can create jump shots but struggles to connect with consistency. Did show improvement in his senior year but still has a way to go in all areas as a shooter; free throws, midrange, and three point. Occasionally misses the rim on free throws. Shot 19% from three and 38.6% from free throw over the Nike EYBL … Great tools defensively but can show more commitment to that end of the floor … Even though he has great playmaking ability, he hasn’t shown to be much of a floor general. Gets loose with the ball. Overdribbles and forces passes at times. Can be very turnover prone trying to do too much. Tries to thread the needle and make the home run play too often. Averaged 3.7 assists to 3.9 turnovers per game over the Nike EYBL. Needs to show he can play under control. Can improve decision making … Shows confidence driving to his right but struggles to finish with his right hand … Needs to get stronger. Doesn’t finish well through contact … Can improve as a leader and competitor … Has struggled with foot injuries and throughout his high school career …

Outlook: Played in the McDonald’s All American Game, Jordan Brand Classic, and Nike Hoop Summit … Averaged 13.5 points and 10.9 rebounds per game over the Nike EYBL ...

Notes: Measured 6'7 without shoes, 6'8 with shoes, 192 lbs, with a 6'11 wingspan and 8'10 standing reach at the 2014 USA Junior National Team Mini Camp ... Measured 6’8’’ in shoes, with a 6’10.5’’ wingspan and 193 lbs at the 2015 Nike Basketball Academy ...

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