Hollis-Jefferson will be entering his second season in the NBA. The Nets traded for him in 2015 because they saw potential. At 21 years old, he stands 6-foot-7, weighs 220 pounds, and has a 7-foot-2 wingspan. For a comparison of his size, take a look at Kawhi Leonard. Leonard is 6-foot-7, weighs 230 pounds, and has a wingspan of 7-foot-3.
Jefferson’s game is similar to Leonard’s in that he is a defensive-minded small forward that is not only big, but also athletic. Jefferson is good at rebounding and passing as well. The area of his game that he struggles in is his shooting ability. In college, he was not known for shooting and last season, he did not demonstrate having a shot either. Hollis-Jefferson has a lot of potential and a high ceiling. Unfortunately, last season he injured his ankle and was limited to only 29 games. If healthy this season, he could become one of the league’s better defenders.
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