Ayo Dosunmu

Updated as of 7/31/2021, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2021 rankings were finalized on 7/29/21.

Height: 6-5
Weight: 194
College: Illinois
Classification: Junior
Birthdate: 1/17/2000

2021 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 25
Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round
2021 NBA Draft: Round 2, Pick 38 by the Chicago Bulls

Pros:

Solid scorer off the dribble
Decent shooter, especially from mid-range
Decent playmaker
Good rebounder for his size
Decent defender
Very good athlete
Versatile player that can play either backcourt position

Cons:

Streaky shooter
Can be reluctant to take threes
Can be prone to hoisting up questionable shots
Can play too wildly on offense
Can tend to over-dribble, which can lead to turnovers
Can be unfocused defensively

Summary:

Ayo Dosunmu is an athletic, skilled combo guard that can shoot and score the basketball, and he also can comfortably run the point.  His versatility, athleticism, and feel for the game could enable him to be selected in the first round of the 2021 draft.

Links:

RealGM Profile
ESPN Draft Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Nike EYBL Profile
Chicago Tribune’s Article on Dosunmu Returning to Illinois
The NBA’s 2021 NBA Draft Combine Player Measurements

Games Scouted:
1/3/19 Illinois vs. Indiana
11/10/19 Illinois vs. Arizona
3/8/20 Illinois vs. Iowa
12/8/20 Illinois vs. Duke
12/15/20 Illinois vs. Minnesota
12/20/20 Illinois vs. Rutgers
3/21/21 Illinois vs. Loyola-Chicago

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