Pierre Jackson has become quite the success story over the past few years. From the junior college ranks to the Big 12 Conference, Jackson has continued to evolve and emerge as a legitimate NBA prospect. Well, now Jackson is moving onto the next chapter in his playing career, looking like a late first, early second round selection in the 2013 NBA Draft.
Jackson was named the JUCO National Player of the Year in 2011 before two tremendous seasons at Baylor lifted him onto the NBA radar. Jackson provided the Bears with an instant impact, helping guide the team to the Elite 8 in 2012 and an NIT Championship here in 2013. At 5-foot-10, Jackson is quite undersized, but he continues to find ways to produce. From scoring to passing, Jackson has plenty of skills that are necessary to run a team at the point guard position and for those that are worried about his size — don’t be, you see what Nate Robinson has done. Well, the two are similar in size, heart and talent.
Draft Projection: Late First, Early Second
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