In 61 games (16 starts) with New Orleans during the 2018-19 season, averaged 8.1 points, 1.1 assists, and 2.2 rebounds in 19.2 minutes per contest while shooting .434 from the floor, .314 from 3-point range and .740 from the line. Scored in double-figures 22 times. Scored 19 points and dished out a career-high seven assists vs. HOU (3/24). Tallied 23 points on 10-of-18 shooting to go along with six rebounds at ATL (3/10). Scored 20 points on 9-of-20 from the field and grabbed six rebounds vs. TOR (3/8). Scored 16 points and tied a career-high with seven rebounds at DEN (3/2). Tallied 25 points on 10-of-20 shooting in 42 minutes at SAS (2/2), setting career highs in each category. Made his first NBA start at HOU (1/29), tallying 10 points and a career-high seven rebounds. Scored 15 points to go along with a career-high four assists and three steals vs. SAS (1/26). Scored a then-career-high 19 points on 4-of-5 from the field (4-of-4 3pt. and 7-of-7 FT) vs. CLE (1/9). Notched 17 points on 7-of-10 from the field (3-of-5 from deep) in 19 minutes vs. MEM (1/7). Scored in double-figures for the second consecutive game at DEN (10/29), netting 10 points in 26 minutes of action. Recorded his first double-digit scoring performance vs. UTA (10/27), scoring 14 points while dishing out two assists. Tallied five points (2-of-3 FG) and two assists in his second NBA appearance vs. SAC (10/19). Missed the entire 2017-18 campaign after undergoing surgery to repair a right foot fracture (fifth metatarsal) on 9/1/17 and a scar tissue removal, debridement and injection to his right foot on 3/19/18.
Duke, 2016-17: Played in 36 games and made 16 starts…Averaged 10.9 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 24.9 minutes per contest. Declared for the NBA Draft on May 12, 2017, after one season at Duke. Named to the All-ACC Tournament second team after averaging 13.0 points and shooting .515 from the floor to help Duke become the first team to win four games in as many days to capture the championship. Named ACC Rookie of the Week once (11/14). Included on the preseason watch list for the Bob Cousy Award. Put up an average of 14.5 points in two NCAA Tournament games. Led Duke in scoring six times and assists on four occasions. Scored in double figures 20 times and reached the 20-point mark in three games. Made the eighth-most three-pointers (51) and had the eighth-best three-point percentage (.395) in Duke freshman history.
Born Franklin Willis Jackson. Son of Al and Juleen Jackson. Father is a former Utah state senator. Has a brother, Alvin III, and three sisters, Kayla, Mary Alice and Marie.