Abu Kigab

Updated on 6/25/22.  Written by Alan Lu.
2022 Rankings were finalized on 6/23/22.

Height: 6-7
Weight: 220
College: Boise State
Classification: Fifth-Year Senior
Birthdate: 11/3/1998

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Adequate scorer off the dribble
Adequate shooter
Can post up smaller players
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent playmaker
Adequate rebounder for his size
Decent defender
Above average athlete

Cons:

Inconsistent shooter
Can be prone to hoisting up questionable shots
Not an elite ball handler
Can be undisciplined defensively
May not be outstanding at any one particular skill
Old for a draft prospect, may have limited upside

Summary:

Abu Kigab is an athletic, energetic forward that played at Oregon before transferring to Boise State.  He has helped Boise State get to the 2022 NCAA Tournament this year.  He doesn’t have gaudy stats, but he is a high-motor player whose aggressive style and versatility could earn him looks from NBA teams in the 2022 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
YouTube’s Highlights of the 2/22/22 Boise State-San Diego State game via MountainWestConf

Games Scouted:
3/6/20 Boise State vs. San Diego State
2/19/21 Boise State vs. Utah State
3/17/22 Boise State vs. Memphis
4/13/22 K&D vs. Roger Brown’s – Day 1 of the 2022 PIT

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