DraftExpress NBA Draft Prospect Profile: Jabari Bird, Stats, Comparisons, and Outlook
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2012-09-12 10:33:20
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2012-09-12 09:50:35
DraftExpress: Oakland Soldiers advance to play CIA Bounce in the #eybl Peach Jam Final. 55-53 over CP3. Strong outing from Stanley Johnson and Jabari Bird
2012-07-22 11:46:04
DraftExpress: Jabari Bird fouls Theo Pinson as the buzzer expires, up 55-52. Three shots here. Wow. #eybl
2012-07-22 11:41:25
DraftExpress: Jabari Bird makes the third. 1.9 seconds left. Oakland Soldiers wins 51-50. #eybl #peachjam
2012-07-22 04:11:16
Team: California, Junior
PhysicalsPositionsRankings Misc
H: 6' 6"
W: 199 lbs
Bday: 07/03/1994
(21 Years Old)
Current: SG
Possible: SG
Rank 20 in NCAA Juniors
RSCI: 22
High School: Salesian
Hometown: Vallejo, CA

Predraft Measurements
YearSourceHeight w/o ShoesHeight w/shoesWeightWingspanStanding ReachBody FatNo Step VertMax Vert
2014Nike Skills AcademyNA6' 6"1996' 7"NANANANA
2012LeBron James CampNA6' 5.5"1796' 7"NANANANA
2012Kevin Durant CampNA6' 5.5"1796' 7"NANANANA

Basic Per Game Statistics - Comprehensive Stats - Statistical Top 25s
2014/15NCAAJabari Bird2328.

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High School Class of 2013: Elite Prospect Scouting Reports, Part Two
September 12, 2012
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Recruiting Rankings: ESPN: #20, Scout: #15, Rivals: #20, 24/7: #21

-Good size for a wing
-Frame should fill out nicely in time
-Good athlete
-Talented one on one player
-Can create his own shot with either hand
-Solid mid-range game
-Finishes well around the basket, sometimes in acrobatic fashion
-Excellent shooting mechanics
-Can make shots off the dribble or with feet set
-Elevates well creating separation from defender to get pull-up jumper off

-Average wingspan (measured 6-7)
-Lacks strength. Only 179 pounds. Will take time for body to fill out
-Needs to improve polish, experience-level in half-court
-Average ball-handler
-Can't consistently create good shots around the basket in the half-court at a high rate yet
-Settles for bad shots at times
-Outside shot prone to streakiness

Talented wing with excellent scoring instincts. Still a bit rough around the edges, but that's to be expected considering his age. Has the potential to develop into an extremely interesting prospect long term.


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