Chris Boucher

Height: 6-10

Weight: 200

College: Oregon

Classification: Senior

Birthdate: 1/11/1993

2017 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 61

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Strong finisher around the basket

Excels at scoring on the move

Adequate shooter, has stretch big potential

Good ball handler

Has long arms

Good rebounder

Solid defensive player

Gifted shot blocker

Gifted athlete

Smart player that has very good intangibles

Cons:

Streaky shooter

Needs to improve his passing ability

Can struggle to defend in the post

Must get stronger

Missed considerable time due to a knee injury

Old for a draft prospect, may have limited upside

Summary:

Chris Boucher is an athletic, skilled big man that has an intriguing set of skills that could allow him to be a solid pick for an NBA team in the upcoming draft.

​He possesses fairly good scoring skills.  Boucher really excels at scoring on the move, as he can garner the bulk of his scores using off-ball movement.  He plays far above the rim, which can allow him to throw down numerous dunks in games.

Plus, he also is a good shooter for a player his size.  He shows a great willingness to space the floor, and he can really help his team stretch the defenses when he gets in a rhythm.  He can tend to be streaky with his jump shot, but he has the potential to develop into a stretch big at the next level.

​Also, he is a very good defensive player.  He is a terrific shot blocker, as he has great length, athletic tools, and timing to do so.  He has the ability to be an elite rim protector in the NBA, as he is an anchor on one of the top teams in the country.  But he will need to add more strength in order to handle stronger opponents in the post.

​In general, Chris Boucher is an interesting prospect.  He possesses a unique skill package that could allow him to surpass initial expectations in the NBA.  He will need to show that he can handle stronger opponents at the next level, but with his skill set, he could end up being a good role player in the league.