David Okeke

Height: 6-8

Weight: 205

Country: Italy

Professional Team: Fiat Torino

Classification: International ‘98

Birthdate: 9/15/1998

 

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

 

Pros:

Good shooter, especially from deep

Excels at attacking the basket

Decent playmaker

Adequate rebounder

Plays in some of the toughest basketball leagues

Cons:

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

Summary:

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.

Links:

DraftExpress Profile

RealGM Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

Corriere Dello Sport’s Article on Okeke’s Health Issues

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