There's no shortage of young talent in the 2022 NBA Draft, and that includes top Colorado Buffaloes prospect Jabari Walker. Walker figures to be taken during the second round on draft night.
Here's everything you need to know about Walker ahead of the 2022 NBA Draft.
Jabari Walker Mock Draft 2022
Yahoo! Sports predictions are from Raphielle Johnson's latest mock draft. CBS Sports' predictions are from Kyle Boone's latest mock draft. Bleacher Report's projections are from Jonathan Wasserman's latest mock draft.
Yahoo! Sports: Undrafted
CBS Sports: New York Knicks (No. 42)
Bleacher Report: Golden State Warriors (No. 57)
Jabari Walker NBA Draft Stock & Projection
- New York Knicks (No. 42) - 1
- Golden State Warriors (No. 57) - 1
Undrafted - 1
Two of the three highlighted mock drafts have Walker as a second-round pick, while Yahoo! Sports has him going undrafted. He has the potential to be a wing player that can do a bit of everything, which makes him attractive to team a team like the Golden State Warriors if they're looking to add depth following their championship run.
Jabari Walker Stats
2021-22 Colorado Buffaloes (Sophomore)
- 14.6 points, 9.4 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 0.7 steals, 0.7 blocks, 2.3 turnovers, 1.1 3-pointers, 28.1 minutes per game. 46.1% field goal, 34.6% 3-point shooting.
2020-21 Colorado Buffaloes (Freshman)
- 7.6 points, 4.3 rebounds, 0.5 assists, 0.5 steals, 0.5 blocks, 1.1 turnovers, 0.9 3-pointers, 14.2 minutes per game. 52.6% field goal, 52.3% 3-point shooting.
On one hand, a boost in playing time led to Walker nearly averaging a double-double as a sophomore with 14.6 points and 9.4 rebounds. On the other, his shooting efficiency took a notable hit, which NBA teams are likely hoping was an anomaly instead of the rule. Only time will tell if Walker can rebound and prove that he can be the reliable shooter he was in 2020-21.
Jabari Walker Height, Wingspan & Age
All height, weight and workout information is from NBA.com.
- Age: 19 years (born 2002)
- Height: 6'8"
- Weight: 215 lbs
- Wingspan: 6'10.75"
Jabari Walker Highlights
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