Page updated as of 4/12/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2018 rankings were finalized on 6/21/2018.
Active finisher around the basket
Fairly good low post scorer
Excels at scoring on the move
Decent scorer off the dribble
Has stretch big potential
Adequate playmaker for a player his size
Good defensive player
Gifted shot blocker
May need to expand upon his low post moves
Needs to improve his passing ability
Does not always commit himself to the boards
Can be overly aggressive, which can lead to fouls
Can struggle to guard shooters
May need to get stronger
Chimezie Metu is a very athletic big man that could project to be a defensive specialist in the NBA. He is a high motor player that can often score on hustle plays on offense, and he has very quick feet that could allow him to excel as a perimeter and interior defender at the next level.
He has excellent physical tools, as that could allow him to be a solid rim protector at the next level. However, he will still need to refine his offensive game, as he may be far from being polished on that end of the floor. With his skill set, Metu could end up developing into a solid rim protector in the NBA.
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