Jericho Sims, born on October 20, 1998) is an American professional basketball player with a height of 208cm and a wingspan of 225cm. He is a center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Location: C (No. 45)
Height: 2.08 meters / 6 feet 10
Weight: 111 kg/245 lbs
Team: New York Knicks
School: University of Texas
Draft: 28th pick in the second round of 2021
Jericho Sims studied at the University of Texas. In his senior season, he averaged 9.2 points, 7.2 rebounds and 1.1 blocks per game and won the 12th honor award in the All-Big. After the season, he declared for the 2021 NBA Draft while remaining college eligible. Selected by the New York Knicks with the 58th overall pick in the second round of the 2021 NBA Draft. On August 8, 2021, a two-way contract was signed with New York.
Jericho Sims is very athletic, great defensively, and can attack quickly in the pick-and-roll process. On both ends of the offense and defense, he is an important force inside the team. But the offensive ability is limited (no three-point ability), but in the field he is good at, he has done perfectly enough. Is a good rebounder, but also a good shot blocker.