Elie Okobo

Page updated as of 4/12/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2018 rankings were finalized on 6/21/2018.

Height: 6-2
Weight: 180
Country: France
Professional Team: Pau-Orthez
Classification: International ’97
Birthdate: 10/23/1997

2018 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 20
Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round
​2018 NBA Draft: Round 2, Pick 31 by the Phoenix Suns

Pros:

Good scorer off the dribble
Good shooter from all over the floor
Excels at scoring on the move
Very good free throw shooter
Solid playmaker
Decent rebounder for a player his size
Fairly good defensive player
Very good athlete
Smart player that has a good feel for the game​

Cons:

Streaky shooter
Can struggle to score in traffic
Does not draw enough free throws
Can be too passive on offense
Can be a bit foul prone
Needs to add strength

Summary:

Elie Okobo is an athletic, skilled point guard that boasts having solid physical tools, and he is a player that can score in a variety of ways and also run the team.  He is also a tough, gritty player that will get after it on defense.  With his skill set, he could end up be a potential first round pick that may turn out to be a worthwhile investment for an NBA team in the long run.​

Links:

DraftExpress Profile

RealGM Profile

Tankathon Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

2018 ESPN Draft Profile

Games Scouted:

1/4/17 Pau-Orthez vs. Alba Fehervar

2/3/18 Pau-Orthez vs. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne

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