Nets select Jaylen Hands with No. 56 pick
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With the No. 56 pick of the 2019 NBA Draft, the Los Angeles Clippers selected UCLA point guard Jaylen Hands, who will reportedly end up with the Brooklyn Nets, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Hands was a top-20 recruit in the class of 2017 and averaged 12.1 points and 4.4 assists in 64 collegiate games with the Bruins. He recorded the third-highest max vertical leap at last month's combine.

Bio

Position: PG
School: UCLA
College experience: Sophomore
Height: 6-foot-3
Weight: 180 lbs
Wingspan: 6-foot-5
Max vertical: 41.5 inches

What the analysts are saying

  • "When Hands is playing well and has his jumper falling, he’s capable of ridiculous offensive spurts that make him look like a first-round pick. But those moments have been too few and far between." - Jeremy Woo, Sports Illustrated
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