Pelicans (via Hornets) get Duke G Frank Jackson

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Duke point guard Frank Jackson is a super athletic combo guard who is a solid playmaker. (0:28)

The New Orleans Pelicans will receive Duke guard Frank Jackson with the No. 31 overall pick (via Hornets) of the 2017 NBA draft on Thursday night.

Ford's Big Board ranking -- No. 27: "One of the best athletes in the draft. Explosive leaper. Good scorer who can get his shot off anywhere." More (Insider)

Scouting report -- positives:

  • Super athletic combo guard

  • Excellent scorer who can hit shots anywhere on the floor

  • Excellent penetrator and finisher

Scouting report -- negatives:

  • More of a scorer than a passer

  • At his size, probably needs to play point guard

Read the full scouting report (Insider)

ESPN Analytics projection (within his first five seasons):

  • Chances he'll be an All-Star: 1.00 percent

  • Chances he'll be an NBA starter: 6.79 percent

  • Chances he'll be a role player: 13.66 percent

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