R.J.Barrett, born on June 14, 2000), his hometown is located in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. He is a Canadian professional basketball player and serves as a forward.
Position: F-G (No. 9)
Height: 1.98 meters / 6 feet 6
Weight: 97 kg/214 lbs
Team: New York Knicks
School: Duke University
Draft: the 3rd pick in the first round of 2019
Salary this season: $8.23 million
Barrett was born in Toronto, the son of former basketball player Rowan Barrett. On November 10, 2017, R.J. Barrett announced that he would join Duke University to represent the Duke University Blue Devils in the NCAA league. In the 2019 NBA Draft, R.J. Barrett was selected by the New York Knicks with the third overall pick in the first round. On July 3, 2019, the Knicks officially announced the signing of R.J. Barrett. Barrett University averaged 22 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists per game, and played for Duke University with Fat Tiger Zion.
R.J. Barrett is good at sprinting with his head buried. He can beat defenders with his feet after slowing down. He also has excellent breakthrough means and finishing skills, and can draw fouls. On the offensive end, he is good at breakthrough methods such as fake moves, behind-the-back dribbles and turning around, but his shooting is unstable.