E.J. Liddell

Updated on 4/15/21.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-7
Weight: 240
College: Ohio State
Classification: Sophomore
Birthdate: 12/18/2000

2021 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 89
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:
Decent shooter
Decent scorer off the dribble
Can post up smaller players
Adequate playmaker
Decent rebounder
Adequate defender
Fairly good shot blocker
Solid athlete

Cons:
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

Summary:
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 2021 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
YouTube’s Highlights of the 3/13/21 Ohio State vs. Michigan game via DN Highlights

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