Alex Karaban

Updated on 2/20/24.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-8
Weight: 210
College: Connecticut
Classification: Sophomore
Birthdate: 11/11/2002

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

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

Cons:

Streaky shooter
Can struggle to score in traffic
Not an elite ball handler
Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Can struggle to guard quicker players
Only an average athlete

Summary:

Alex Karaban is a skilled combo forward that can shoot the basketball and score out of the post. He’ll need to improve his mobility and defense, but his advanced feel for the game and offensive skills could enable him to make it to the NBA someday.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
ESPN’s 2024 NBA Mock Draft, Dated June 24th, 2023

Games Scouted:
3/25/23 Connecticut vs. Gonzaga
12/1/23 Connecticut vs. Kansas
12/15/23 Connecticut vs. Gonzaga

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