Darel Poirier

Height: 6-11

Weight: 225

Country: France

Professional Team: Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia

Classification: International ’97

Birthdate: 7/2/1997

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted


Adequate shooter

Decent low post scorer

Excels at scoring on the move

Adequate shot blocker

Good athlete

Good size to play inside


Can struggle to score in traffic

Prone to hoisting up questionable shots

Needs to improve his free throw shooting

Needs to improve his hands

Needs to improve his playmaking skills

Needs to improve his rebounding

Struggles to guard players out on the perimeter

Lacks elite lateral quickness


Darel Poirier is an athletic, skilled big man that had recently played this season in the G-League for the Capital City Go-Go, a team that is an affiliate of the Washington Wizards.  Poirier can shoot the basketball and block shots, and he was a solid contributor for Capital City this year.

Recently, he signed to play in Italy for Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia according to Sportando.  Poirier will need to continue to shoot the ball well, and he will have to improve his ability to get rebounds, but his skill set could enable him to be a potential second round pick on draft day.


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Sportando’s Article on Poirier Joining Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia

Raptors Republic’s Article Mentioning Poirier

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