Ilimani Diop NBA Draft Scouting Report

NBA Draft Prospect Ilimani Diop

6-11 - Center - Senegal

Great shot blocker and rebounder with a NBA body.

Pros
Has great size and leaping ability with long arms.  Looks the part of an NBA big man.

Shows a commitment to defending the rim and knows his role as a defensive stopper.

Has a high ceiling due to his NBA body and athleticism and could pay dividends down the road for a team willing to be patient and develop his potential.

Cons
Raw and unrefined on the offensive end. Needs to add muscle to compete on the low block in the NBA.

Lacks ball handling skills and shooting ability.

Projection: mid second round pick in the 2015 NBA Draft