Jay
Scrubb
Position: SG
Height/Weight: 6-6 / 210 lbs
School/Club: John A. Logan College
Status: Sophomore
Birthday: 09/01/2000

DRAFT TRADE: Traded to LA Clippers with Luke Kennard, Justin Patton, four second-round picks (Portland 2023, Detroit 2024, 2025, 2026) in 3-team deal including Detroit Pistons

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About Jay Scrubb

Career Highlights

  • 2019-20 National Junior College Athletic Association Player of the Year.
  • 2019-20 NABC All-America First Team selection.
  • Committed to play at Louisville in November 2019 before electing to enter the 2020 NBA Draft.
  • Only junior college player invited to USA Basketball’s Under-19 FIBA Basketball World Cup team training camp during the summer of 2019.
  • Named to the 2018-19 NJCAA Division I All-America First Team as a freshman (20.2 ppg, 8.9 rpg, 1.6 bpg).

Sophomore (2019-20)

  • Averaged 21.9 points, 6.8 rebounds and 2.7 assists while shooting 50.1 percent from the field.
  • Recorded eight 30-point games.
  • Scored a season-high 38 points twice.
  • Finished in the top 20 in the NJCAA in total points (634), free throws made (157) and field goals made (218).
  • Led John A. Logan College to a 28-5 record.
     

Strengths

  • Explosive athlete with a scorer’s mentality.
  • High-level finisher in the paint.
  • Has a very quick first step and solid handle.
  • Potential to guard multiple positions.
     

Personal

  • Grew up rooting for Louisville.
  • Finalist for Kentucky’s Mr. Basketball in 2017-18, when he averaged 17.8 points and 7.1 rebounds as a senior at Trinity High School in Louisville.


Quotable

“I am very happy with his growth both on and off of the floor. I think a lot of people don’t [put] both of those together. It’s one or the other, or they worry about one and not the other. Jay has done a very good job of trying to hold himself accountable in both of those areas.”

- John A. Logan coach Kyle Smithpeters