Jericho Sims


POSITION: CFROM: TexasHT: 6-10WT: 250
BORN: 10/20/98YEAR: Sr.WING: 7-3 1/4REACH: 8-10

Draft Notes

Sims improved each and every season at Texas, becoming a force in the paint on both ends of the floor. He’s not a high scoring player and his offense is still a work in progress but he really knows his role, doing all the dirty work of setting screens, defending in the paint and rebounding the ball.

He’s built like a rock with great upper body strength and explosive leaping ability. He’s a high level rebounder and a decent shot blocker.

Sims is limited offensively but he plays within himself and doesn’t force the issue. This past season he shot 69.6% from the field, scoring mostly on dunks and lay ups. It’s possible he’ll develop a mid range jumper and a 3pt shot in time but that’s not what teams will be asking him to do.

His FT% is barely over 50%, which doesn’t bode well for him developing into much of a shooter.

Sims didn’t progress as much as we had hoped from his freshman season through his senior year. Doesn’t seem to have a natural feel for the game.


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Draft Projection

possible second round pick in the 2021 NBA Draft


2021 Center Rankings

  1. Evan Mobley – 7-0 – USC
  2. Alperen Sengün – 6-10 – Turkey
  3. Day’Ron Sharpe – 6-9 – UNC
  4. Neemias Queta – 7-0 – Utah St. (Portugal)
  5. Charles Bassey – 6-11 – Western Kentucky (Nigeria)
  6. Jericho Sims – 6-10 – Texas
  7. Luka Garza – 6-11 – Iowa
  8. Sandro Mamukelashvili – 6-10 – Seton Hall (Georgia)
  9. Filip Petrusev – 6-11 – Serbia
  10. Santi Aldama – 6-11 – Loyola (MD) (Spain)
  11. EJ Onu – 6-11 – Shawnee State
  12. Jay Huff – 7-1 – Virginia
  13. Balsa Koprivica – 7-1 – Florida State (Serbia)