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JaJuan Johnson profile
Rank: 27 in NCAA Seniors
RCSI: 35 (2013)
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
Weight: 205 lbs (93 kg)
Age: 23.2
Position: SG
Jerseys: #23, #5
High School: Southwind High School (Tennessee)
Hometown: Memphis, TN
College: Marquette
Current Team: Marquette
Win - Loss: 19 - 13

PreDraft Measurements

Year Source Height w/o Shoes Height w/ Shoes Weight Wingspan Standing Reach No Step Vert Max Vert
2012 Kevin Durant Camp - 6'4" 176 6'9" - - -
2012 LeBron James Camp - 6'4" 176 6'9" - - -

Basic Per Game Stats

Season GP Min Pts 2pt 3pt FT Rebounds Ast Stl Blk TO PF
M A % M A % M A % Off Def Tot
2016/17 31 26.0 12.0 3.4 6.6 51.2% 1.0 2.7 38.1% 2.1 2.6 79.3% 0.7 3.4 4.1 2.7 1.9 0.5 2.3 1.6

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NCAA Tournament NBA Draft Prospect TV Schedule: Friday

Jonathan Givony
Jonathan Givony
Mar 14, 2017, 11:20 am
This game features an intriguing matchup between Dozier and the similarly physically gifted and versatile JaJuan Johnson. A senior, the Marquette wing has length, athleticism, upside, and shows flashes of 3nD potential, but is still a ways away from putting thing together on a consistent basis in terms of his skill-level and basketball IQ. It will be interesting for NBA scouts to see how far along he is in a game against a stout South Carolina defense that will test his ball-handling and jump-shot and give them a nice gauge of where hes at in his development.

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A consensus top-40 recruit in the high school class of 2013, JaJuan Johnson's first two seasons at Marquette were mostly a learning process, averaging 6 points, 2 rebounds, and 1.5 assists in 18 minutes per-game.



Listed at 6-5, with a 6'9 or even larger wingspan, Johnson has solid size for a shooting guard and a terrific blend of speed, length and explosiveness. He's added some weight to his frame since his high school days, but still has some room to get stronger to add to his already impressive physical tools.

Skill-wise, Johnson has a lot of room to grow. In his first year under Steve Wojciechowski he excelled in the open floor where his run-jump athleticism made him an effective finisher running the wings, he made fairly sound decisions with the ball posting a 2.4 assist-to-turnover ratio, and he even looked comfortable knocking down an occasional jump shot.

In the half court, Johnson didn't enjoy the same degree of success, he drove into bricks walls at times, posted 0.8 assist-to-turnover ratio, and shot 31% compared to the 65% he shot in transition as he made only 23% of his catch and shoot jump shots and 18% of his pull ups.

Bringing the ball across his body when he shoots and struggling to pick and choose his spots a bit as a slasher, Johnson was thrust into a role that he likely wasn't ready for a year ago, with a 24% usage rate on a young team that lacked significant talent. With a talented five-man class entering the fold, Marquette likely won't demand as much of him, and the opportunity to take a step back this year and settle into a smaller role may benefit him as he begins to improve his skill level and feel for the game.

Defensively, Johnson has solid potential. He has long arms, and his combination of size and quickness could allow him to match up with players at both guard positions if he dedicates himself to being a stifling defender. Marquette played a considerable amount of zone last season, so it's a bit difficult to evaluate his immediate upside locking down man-to-man, but he made some nice plays in the passing lanes a year ago and played with solid intensity, which leaves plenty of room for optimism long-term.

Like many young, raw wings, the best thing you can say about Johnson at this stage is that he has potential, as he was clearly not very productive as an underclassman. Whether Johnson takes a considerable step forward as a sophomore remains to be seen, but he was solid for the Golden Eagles during their tour of Italy and is a player to keep an eye on in the coming years.

Latest results

03/17/2017 73 - 93 at South Carolina South Carolina
03/09/2017 76 - 82 vs Seton Hall Seton Hall
03/04/2017 91 - 83 vs Creighton Creighton
03/01/2017 95 - 84 at Xavier Xavier

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