Ajdin Penava

Height: 6-9
Weight: 215
College: Marshall
Classification: Junior
Birthdate: 3/11/1997

 

2018 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 82

​Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Strong finisher around the basket

Fairly good scorer off the dribble

Decent shooter off the catch

Decent playmaker for a player his size

Fairly good rebounder

Fairly good defensive player

Solid shot blocker

Better than advertised athlete

Cons:

Needs to improve his low post game

Can be a bit foul prone

Can be quite foul prone

Struggles to guard stronger players

Not an elite athlete

Relative late bloomer

Relative unknown commodity

Summary:

Ajdin Penava is a little known big man from Bosnia and Herzegovina that has been having a very productive junior season for Marshall.

He’s an athletic big man that can finish plays around the basket to get scores, and he is also a good passer for a player his size.  Penava was instrumental in helping Marshall get a surprising upset win over WIchita State, as he could be a player to keep an eye on in the future.