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Javonte Taylor

NBA DRAFT SCOUTING REPORT

POSITION: SF PFFROM: Memphis
(Chicago, IL)
HT: 6-8WT: NA
BORN: NAYEAR: Class of 2024WING: NAREACH: NA

Draft Notes

Javonte “JJ” Taylor is an elite 5-star prospect who appears to be on his way to a high major school and the fast track to the NBA.

Taylor is a versatile forward who has nice size on the wing, can handle on the ball, hit the outside shot.

He’s at his best taking the ball to the rim with his quick first step, explosion and good length and finishing ability.


Comparisons

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Draft Projection

second round pick in the 2024 NBA Draft or 2025 NBA Draft

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2024 Small Forwards

  1. Cody Williams – 6-8 – Colorado
  2. Zaccharie Risarcher – 6-9 – France
  3. Matas Buzelis – 6-10 – G League Ignite
  4. Ron Holland – 6-8 – G League Ignite
  5. Ryan Dunn – 6-8 – Virginia
  6. Pacome Dadiet – 6-7 – France
  7. Melvin Ajinca – 6-7 – France
  8. Jamir Watkins – 6-7 – Florida State
  9. Kwame Evans Jr. – 6-9 – Oregon
  10. Dillon Jones – 6-6 – Weber State
  11. Payton Sandfort – 6-7 – Iowa
  12. Terrence Shannon Jr. – 6-7 – Illinois
  13. Mackenzie Mgbako – 6-8 – Indiana
  14. Trentyn Flowers – 6-8 – 36ers, NBL
  15. Jalen Bridges – 6-7 – Baylor
  16. Jaylon Tyson – 6-7 – California
  17. Justin Edwards – 6-7 – Kentucky
  18. Jaylen Wells – 6-8 – Washington State
  19. Alex Toohey – 6-8 – Australia
  20. Nique Clifford – 6-6 – Colorado State
  21. Dillon Mitchell – 6-7 – Texas
  22. Alex Karaban – 6-8 – UConn
  23. David Jones – 6-6 – Memphis (Dominican Republic)
  24. Arthur Kaluma – 6-7 – Kansas State
  25. Kobe Johnson – 6-6 – USC
  26. Baba Miller – 6-11 – Florida State (Spain)
  27. Babacar Sane – 6-6 – Ignite
  28. Samis Calderon – 6-7 – Brazil
  29. Tre White – 6-6 – Louisville
  30. Tucker DeVries – 6-7 – Drake
  31. Cam’Ron Fletcher – 6-7 – Florida State
  32. Tyler Burton – 6-7 – Villanova
  33. Nathan Missia-Dio – 6-8 – Overtime Elite (Belgium)
  34. Puff Johnson – 6-8 – Penn State