Page updated as of 4/12/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2019 rankings were finalized on 6/19/2019.
College: Kansas State
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
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
Sets good screens on offense
Fairly good defensive player
Better athlete than advertised
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
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.
ESPN’s Article on Wade and others
ESPN’s Article on Wade’s Foot Injury
1/22/19 Kansas State vs. Texas Tech
If you use any portion of this material, please credit NBA Scouting Live.