Josiah James

NBA DRAFT SCOUTING REPORT

POSITION: PG SGFROM: TennesseeHT: 6-6WT: 195
BORN: 9/5/00YEAR: Jr.WING: 6-9REACH: NA

Draft Notes

Josiah is a big combo guard with broad shoulders and a well put-together frame. He’s effective on or off the ball and could slide over to the wing at the NBA level.

He’s got a smooth lefty jumper and gets good elevation when he shoots. It looks the part of an NBA shot but he needs to get more consistent from long range.

Josiah is a very good passer who plays with his head up and seems to know where his teammates are at all times. He’s got natural lead guard instincts, knowing when to push the tempo and when to rein it in.


Comparisons

  • Mardy Collins
  • Alec Burks

Draft Projection

possible second round pick in the 2022 NBA Draft or 2023 NBA Draft

Videos

  1. Jaden Hardy – 6-5 – G League Ignite
  2. Jaden Ivey – 6-4 – Purdue
  3. Max Christie – 6-5 – Michigan State
  4. Benedict Mathurin – 6-6 – Arizona
  5. Mojave King – 6-5 – Australia
  6. Matthew Cleveland – 6-6 – Florida State
  7. Hunter Sallis – 6-4 – Gonzaga
  8. Taevion Kinsey – 6-5 – Marshall
  9. Trevor Keels – 6-5 – Duke
  10. Dyson Daniels – 6-6 – G League Ignite (Australia)
  11. Jaime Jaquez Jr. – 6-6 – UCLA
  12. Allen Flanigan 6-6 – Auburn
  13. Ron Harper Jr. – 6-6 – Rutgers
  14. Adam Flagler – 6-3 – Baylor
  15. Ochai Agbaji – 6-5 – Kansas 
  16. Fedor Zugic – 6-6 – Montenegro
  17. Justin Moore – 6-4 – Villanova
  18. Isaiah Wong – 6-4 – Miami
  19. Micah Peavy – 6-7 – TCU
  20. Adam Miller – 6-4 – LSU
  21. Nimari Burnett – 6-3 – Alabama
  22. Dominick Harris – 6-4 – Gonzaga
  23. Justin Powell – 6-5 – Tennessee
  24. Josiah James – 6-6 – Tennessee
  25. Bryan Antoine – 6-5 – Villanova