Ty Jerome

Height: 6-5

Weight: 200

College: Virginia

Classification: Junior

Birthdate: 7/7/1997

2019 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 23

Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round

​2019 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 24 by the Philadelphia 76ers (rights traded to the Phoenix Suns via Boston Celtics)

Pros:

Good shooter, especially from deep

Adequate scorer off the dribble

Can post up smaller players

Good free throw shooter

Good playmaker

Smart player that has a good feel for the game

Good motor

Cons:

Lacks an elite first step off the dribble

Can struggle to score in traffic

Does not draw enough free throws

Needs to improve his position defense

Only an average athlete

Has a short wingspan for his size

Summary:

Ty Jerome is a tough, gritty combo guard that can shoot and pass the basketball.  At the 2018 Chris Paul’s Elite Guard Camp, NBA scouts raved about his skill set, basketball IQ, and tenacity.  While he may possess less than ideal physical tools, he may have the skills and the mental makeup to excel as a role player at the next level.

Links:

DraftExpress Profile

RealGM Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

ESPN’s Article on Jerome at the Chris Paul Camp

Virginia’s KenPom Page