Jaden Hardy

NBA DRAFT SCOUTING REPORT

POSITION: SGFROM: Henderson, NVHT: 6-5WT: 185
BORN: 7/5/02YEAR: HSsr.WING: NAREACH: NA

Draft Notes

Jaden Hardy is one of the most elite bucket-getters in his class. He’s nearly impossible to guard one on one and is a scoring machine. He has announced that he won’t be playing any more high school ball and will focus on his basketball future, which could include a stint with the G League Ignite.

At 6-5 he’s got good size for the shooting guard position and high end athleticism and a quick first step. He’s a good ball handler who can get to his spots and create his own shot.

Hardy has deep range and is an elite shot maker. He can carry a team with his offensive ability, draining 3’s from the logo or breaking down the defense with the dribble and scoring from mid range or in the lane.

Hardy has some James Harden-like ability and will be a very hot commodity for NBA teams.


Comparisons

  • James Harden

Draft Projection

top 6 pick in the 2022 NBA Draft

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2022 Shooting Guards

  1. Jaden Hardy – 6-5 – Henderson, NV
  2. Max Christie – 6-5 – Michigan State
  3. Hunter Sallis – 6-4 – Gonzaga
  4. Benedict Mathurin – 6-6 – Arizona
  5. Bryce McGowens – 6-6 – Nebraska
  6. Matthew Cleveland – 6-6 – Florida State
  7. D.J. Steward – 6-3 – Duke
  8. Trevor Keels – 6-5 – Fairfax, VA
  9. Joe Wieskamp – 6-6 – Iowa
  10. Josh Primo – 6-6 – Alabama
  11. Aminu Mohammed – 6-5 – Georgetown
  12. D.J. Steward Jr. 6-6 – Miss. State
  13. Fedor Zugic – 6-6 – Montenegro
  14. Bryce Thompson – 6-5 – Kansas
  15. Justin Moore – 6-4 – Villanova
  16. Isaiah Wong – 6-4 – Miami
  17. Micah Peavy – 6-7 – Texas Tech
  18. Nimari Burnett – 6-3 – NA
  19. Dominick Harris – 6-4 – Gonzaga
  20. Justin Powell – 6-5 – NA
  21. Josiah James – 6-6 – Tennessee
  22. Bryan Antoine – 6-5 – Villanova