Patrick Baldwin Jr.

Patrick Baldwin Jr.

#7 Small Forward
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Personal Information

Full Name Patrick Baldwin Jr.
Position Small Forward
DOB (Age) 18-11-2002 (21 yrs)
Height 6 ft 9 in (2.05 m)
Weight 220 lbs (100 kgs)
Hometown Sussex, WI
College University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Draft 2022 - Rd: 1, Pick: 28 (WAS)
Debut 2022

Patrick Baldwin Jr.: A Brief Biography



Early Life and High School Career


Patrick Baldwin Jr. grew up in Wisconsin and attended high school and college there. He was born in Green Bay, attended high school in Sussex and college in Milwaukee. He played basketball for Hamilton High School in Sussex, Wisconsin, and was part of the state championship team in his freshman year. He averaged 24.3 points and 10.8 rebounds per game in his sophomore year and earned Wisconsin Gatorade Player of the Year honors. He was named to the McDonald’s All-American team in 2021 along with the Jordan Brand Classic and Nike Hoop Summit.



College Career


Patrick Baldwin Jr. played for the Milwaukee Panthers, an NCAA Division-I team in the Horizon League. Despite having unimpressive numbers in his college days, Baldwin Jr. is still a highly sought-after prospect. He is the only player on the Panthers who is a consensus five-star recruit, according to every national scouting report such as ESPN, 247Sports, etc. The team didn’t perform well, ending the season with a 10-22 record. They lost the first game of the Horizon League Tournament to the UIC Flames and didn’t make it to the NCAA stage.



NCAA Tournament Performance


The Milwaukee Panthers, unfortunately, didn’t make it to the NCAA tournament. They got eliminated in the first round of the Horizon League Tournament, losing 80-69 to UIC. Patrick Baldwin Jr. didn’t play in that game.



College Stats and Splits


Season:GGSMPGPPGAPGRPGDRPGORPGSPGBPGTOV
2021-22111028.512.11.55.84.90.90.80.82.1


Patrick Baldwin Jr. played in just 11 games in college and started in 10 of them. He averaged 12.1 points and 5.8 rebounds a game in 28.5 minutes of action.


PPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%
12.14.111.9.3441.55.8.2662.53.2.743


Patrick Baldwin Jr.’s career splits aren’t very impressive. He shot just 34% from the field and 26% from three-point range while converting 74% of his free throws.



Personal life and partner(s)


Patrick Baldwin Jr. reportedly doesn’t have a girlfriend as he is focused on having a career in basketball.



Projected 2022 NBA Draft rank


Patrick Baldwin Jr. is expected to be a first-round pick in the 2022 NBA Draft, with many scouts predicting that he might go 29th overall to the Memphis Grizzlies. A few reports suggest he might go early second round as well.



Style of play


Patrick Baldwin Jr. is a solid scorer who can shoot smoothly over most defenders. On paper, he is an ideal mismatch for the defender but his stats don’t show it yet. He is compared to Harrison Barnes and Jabari Parker.