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Jaylon Tyson

NBA DRAFT SCOUTING REPORT

POSITION: SFFROM: CaliforniaHT: 6-7WT: 215
BORN: NAYEAR: Jr.WING: NAREACH: NA

Draft Notes

Tyson had a huge junior season, putting in over 19ppg and nearly 7 rebounds per game, and putting himself squarely the NBA Draft conversation.

He’s an aggressive and talented scorer with a NBA frame, who can impose his will on the defense.

He’s a high level athlete with a lot of strength who certainly looks the part of a NBA wing. He’s s good transition athlete and a solid all around defender, with quick hands and feet.

Tyson can score inside and out. He operates well in the mid range and can knock down the 3, hitting about 36% from downtown. He’s also a solid FT shooter at 80%.


Comparisons

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Draft Projection

early to mid second round pick in the 2024 NBA Draft or 2025 NBA Draft

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2024 SF Rankings

  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