Dean Wade

Height: 6-9
Weight: 228
College: Kansas State
Classification: Senior
Birthdate: 11/20/1996

 

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

 
Pros:

Active finisher around the basket
Good shooter, especially from mid-range
Adequate low post scorer
Decent scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on the move
Decent playmaker
Sets good screens on offense
Fairly good defensive player
Better athlete than advertised

 
Cons:

Can be unselfish to a fault
Needs to improve his rebounding
Not an elite shot blocker
Not be an elite athlete
Will miss considerable time due to a foot injury

 
Summary:

Dean Wade is a skilled big man that can shoot and score the basketball.  He is a player that can make shots from all over the floor, and he may project to be a stretch big for the next level.  With a strong season, he could play his way into getting selected by an NBA team in the future.

 

Links:

DraftExpress Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

RealGM Profile

ESPN’s Article on Wade and others

ESPN’s Article on Wade’s Foot Injury

Games Scouted:

1/22/19 Kansas State vs. Texas Tech