Break Down: Jerryd Bayless

Jerryd Bayless is one of the best guards in the 2007 class. He's a terrific scorer and is wildly explosive. We take a closer look at his game.

In a better effort to let you get a better feel for a player's overall style, we'll highlight one particular game and show you how the player scored. We'll include a shot chart and describe what kind of shots they took and in what situations.

Arizona Magic vs. Georgia Elite

Stat Line: PTS: 18
REB: 3
ASST: 4
FG: 6-19
3PT: 2-6
FT: 6-6

First half:

1.) Missed three in transition. 2.) Missed lay-in (changed hands in mid-air) 3.) Missed put-back (blocked) 4.) Missed pull-up jumper. 5) Missed three. 6.) Made transition three. 7.) Missed pull-up. 8.) Missed pull-up. 9.) Missed three from the corner. 10.) Dunk 11.) Lay-in. 12.) Missed baseline pull-up. 13.) Driving lay-in.

Second half:

14.) Missed pull-up. 15.) Made three. 16.) Missed pull-up. 17.) Missed three. 18.) Missed lay-in (spinning, tough shot). 19. Missed lay-in (was 1-on-3, no call despite a ton of contact).

Positives
Wildly athletic
Can create his own shot
Very explosive
Great hops
Great quickness

Negatives Missed eight of his first nine shots.
Relied too much on his pull-up jumper.
Got frustrated easily.
Other than Christian Polk, did not get much help.

Notes:
Played mostly at the two, Christian Polk handled the point most of the time.
Lost several assists when teammates missed shots.
Game was out of hand early as Georgia Elite ran away with the win.
Game was very physical, at least two of his misses were clearly fouls.
It was his second game of the day. He had scored over 30 in the day's first game.


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