Amari Bailey

NBA DRAFT SCOUTING REPORT

Position: PG SGFROM: Sierra Canyon, CA (Chicago)
UCLA commit
HT: 6-4WT: 185
BORN: 2/17/04YEAR: HSsr.WING: NAREACH: NA

Draft Notes

Amari has comitted to UCLA, becoming one of the most talented and highly regarded Bruin recruits in the past decade. He’s likely a one and done and possible top 10 pick in the 2023 NBA Draft.

Amari is a ultra athletic two-way guard who impacts the game in all areas thanks to his quickness, athleticism and intensity. He’s a standout defender who flies around the court and

On the offensive end he’s a talented scorer who excels at driving to the rim and finishing with acrobatic moves. His leaping ability and overall athleticism are exceptional and really show up on his moves into the lane.

Outside shooting isn’t yet a strength but he’s capable of hitting the 3 and there’s every reason to believe he’ll steady improve in this area.

He’s great in transition and gets above the rim with ease – the type of athlete you want to bet on.

Amari plays with great anticipation and intelligence, showing an advanced understanding of the game. He’s a team first guy but he can take over when needed.


Comparisons

  • better, bigger Avery Bradley

Draft Projection

first round pick in the 2023 NBA Draft

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