Updated on 8/27/22. Written by Alan Lu.
2022 Rankings were finalized on 6/23/22.
College: Ohio State
2022 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 20
Projected Draft Range: Mid to Late 1st Round
2022 NBA Draft: Round 2, Pick 41 by the New Orleans Pelicans
Good low post scorer
Decent scorer off the dribble
Decent shooter, especially from the mid-range
Sets good screens for his teammates on offense
Very good shot blocker
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Can be reluctant to take outside shots
Not an elite ball handler
Can be foul prone
E.J. Liddell is a strong, mobile forward that had a tremendous junior season this year for Ohio State. He is a smart, versatile player that makes sound plays on both ends of the floor, and he helped lead his team to get many wins. He was one of the most productive players in college basketball this season, and he currently projects to go in the mid to late first round range in the 2022 draft.
YouTube’s Highlights of the 3/13/21 Ohio State vs. Michigan game via DN Highlights
NBA G-League’s 2021 G-League Elite Camp Player Measurements
ESPN’s Article on Liddell Withdrawing from the Draft
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