Page updated as of 4/12/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2019 rankings were finalized on 6/19/2019.
Professional Team: Fiat Torino
Classification: International ‘98
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Good shooter, especially from deep
Excels at attacking the basket
Plays in some of the toughest basketball leagues
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Does not draw enough free throws
Can be too passive on offense
Does not collect enough steals or blocks
May need to improve his position defense
Can be foul prone
Missed a whole season of basketball due to health issues
Relative unknown commodity
David Okeke is a skilled combo forward that may project to be a shooting specialist in the NBA. He has posted good three-point shooting percentages in the Italian League and in the Eurocup, and if he has a breakout season, he could be poised to move quickly up draft boards in 2019.
Corriere Dello Sport’s Article on Okeke’s Health Issues
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