Efe Abogidi

Updated on 10/6/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-10
Weight: 225
Country: Nigeria
Team: G-League Ignite
Classification: Non-College Draft Prospect
Birthdate: 10/11/2001

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round

Pros:

Decent low post scorer
Solid rebounder
Adequate defender
Decent shot blocker
Solid athlete
Good motor

Cons:

Must improve his face-up game
Needs to improve his outside shot
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
Can be foul prone
Can struggle against length and athleticism

Summary:

Efe Abogidi is a mobile, skilled big man that can score and grab rebounds in the paint.  He played well at Washington State, and he has shown that he can help shore up a team’s interior on both ends of the floor.  He will need to improve his jump shot and playmaking skills, but he is a talented prospect that could end up being a good find for an NBA team in the 2023 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
SB Nation’s CougCenter’s Article on Abogidi
YouTube’s 3/9/22 Washington State-California Highlights via Pac-12 Networks

Games Scouted:
10/4/22 G-League Ignite vs. Metropolitans 92
10/6/22 G-League Ignite vs. Metropolitans 92

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