Updated on 7/3/21. Written by Alan Lu.
College: Ohio State
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Decent scorer off the dribble
Can post up smaller players
Fairly 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
May struggle to guard taller players
E.J. Liddell is a strong, mobile forward that is had a solid sophomore season at Ohio State. He averaged 16.2 points and 6.7 rebounds in 29 games this year, and he helped lead his team to get many wins in addition. He played very well in his team’s first loss to Oral Roberts in the 2021 NCAA Tournament, and he currently projects to be a second round prospect 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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