Gunnin' For That #1 Spot

Jerryd Bayless

St. Mary’s High School, Phoenix, AZ

Age: 19
Height: 6 ft 3 in
Weight: 193 pounds

In High School, Bayless averaged 37.9 points, 8.0 rebounds, 7.4 assists and 3.2 steals per game to earn Big Schools Player of the Year honors from The Arizona Republic as well as the Republics All-Arizona Team selection four consecutive years (2004-2007) . He might be listed as a point guard, but he’s also a dominant scorer. The lightning-quick Bayless brings the ball up the court and usually puts it in the basket as well.  After a standout freshman year, Jerryd declared his eligibility for the 2008 NBA Draft and is expected to be a lottery pick.