Tari Eason NBA Draft Predictions, Stats, Profile & Highlights

Tari Eason NBA Draft profile, stats, highlights & prediction.
Tari Eason NBA Draft profile, stats, highlights & prediction. / Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

There's no shortage of young talent in the 2022 NBA Draft, and that includes LSU Tigers prospect Tari Eason. Eason figures to be taken during the first round on draft night.

Here's everything you need to know about Eason ahead of the 2022 NBA Draft.

Tari Eason 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: Chicago Bulls (No. 18)
CBS Sports: Charlotte Hornets (No. 15)
Bleacher Report: Minnesota Timberwolves (No. 19)

Tari Eason NBA Draft Stock & Projection

Round 1
- Charlotte Hornets (No. 15) - 1
- Chicago Bulls (No. 18) - 1
- Minnesota Timberwolves (No. 19) - 1

The three highlighted mock drafts agree that Eason will land in the top 20 of the 2022 NBA Draft. Two experts believe he's closer to the 15-20 range, with one projecting the Chicago Bulls to select him at No. 18 and one the Minnesota Timberwolves at No. 19. Eason is praised for his defensive prowess, which makes him a great fit especially for Charlotte and Chicago.

Tari Eason Stats

2021-22 LSU Tigers (Sophomore)
- 16.9 points, 6.6 rebounds, 1.0 assists, 1.9 steals, 1.1 blocks, 2.2 turnovers, 0.8 3-pointers, 24.4 minutes per game. 52.1% field goal, 35.9% 3-point shooting.
2020-21 Cincinnati Bearcats (Freshman)
- 7.3 points, 5.9 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 1.2 steals, 1.3 blocks, 2.2 turnovers, 0.3 3-pointers, 18.4 minutes per game. 46.2% field goal, 24.1% 3-point shooting.

Eason transferred to LSU after his lone season with Cincinnati, and took on a much bigger role. He upped his minutes played by six per game and was a bigger force offensively, adding up to 16.9 points per game and 52.1% shooting from the field. The 1.9 steals and 1.1 blocks per game especially stands out with his ability to cover multiple positions.

Tari Eason Height, Wingspan & Age

All height, weight and workout information is from NBA.com.
- Age: 21 years (born 2001)
- Height: 6'8.00"
- Weight: 217.4 lbs.
- Wingspan: 7'2.00"

Tari Eason Highlights

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