JuJu Watkins Describes ‘Perfect’ Ball Player, Picks Attributes From Stephen Curry, Luka Doncic

2023 five-star recruit JuJu Watkins, a first-year college player, has propelled her USC program to the Sweet 16 and is poised for a deeper run. In a recent interview with 'Just Women’s Sports,' the 18-year-old discussed her basketball insights, naming her "perfect player" and answering various questions. Watkins mentioned admiring Kyrie Irving’s handles, Steph Curry’s shooting, and Luka Doncic’s pace. Her game mirrors these players with exceptional ball-handling, long-range pull-ups, and pace variations. When asked about preferred rule changes, Watkins opted to eliminate charges. She expressed a preference for a game-winning shot over a block. Watkins' impact has been significant, guiding USC to the Sweet 16 for the first time in the 21st Century. LeBron James has praised Watkins on social media and dubbed her the "next greatest thing" in women's basketball, with other NBA stars also recognizing her talent.

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