Darel Poirier

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

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

​Pros:

Adequate shooter
Decent low post scorer
Excels at scoring on the move
Adequate shot blocker
Good athlete
Good size to play inside

Cons:

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

Summary:

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.

Links:

RealGM Profile

DraftExpress Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

Sportando’s Article on Poirier Joining Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia

Raptors Republic’s Article Mentioning Poirier

The Stepien’s Article Mentioning Poirier in an Article About Okobo

Scoopnest Showing Results for Poirier

Games Scouted:

1/21/19 Capital City vs. Grand Rapids

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