Chuma Okeke

Page updated as of 4/12/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2019 rankings were finalized on 6/19/2019.

Height: 6-8
Weight: 230
College: Auburn
Classification: Sophomore
Birthdate: 8/18/1998

2019 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 21
Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round
​2019 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 16 by the Orlando Magic


Good shooter, especially from deep
Good low post scorer
Adequate scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Adequate playmaker
Good rebounder
Good defender that can get steals and blocks
Good athlete
Has a long wingspan


May struggle to consistently create his own shot
Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Can be undisciplined defensively
May be in between forward positions
Tore his ACL late in the season


Chuma Okeke is an athletic, combination forward that has a variety of skills that could prove to be useful to a team at the next level.  He can shoot and score the basketball, and he can also finish plays above the rim.  He had a very good sophomore season as he helped lead his team to the Final Four, and he could end up going in the late first to the second round range for the upcoming draft.


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Blazers Edge’s Profile on Chuma Okeke

Games Scouted:
11/29/17 Auburn vs. Dayton
12/22/18 Auburn vs. Murray State
3/29/19 Auburn vs. North Carolina

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