Ibou Dianko Badji

Created on 9/6/20.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 7-1
Weight: 230
Country: Senegal
Professional Team: FC Barcelona II
Classification: International ‘02
Birthdate: 10/13/2002

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Decent low post scorer
Fairly good rebounder
Solid defender
Very good shot blocker
Good athlete

Cons:

Bad free throw shooter
Needs to improve his face-up game
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
May be fairly raw offensively
Quite foul prone

Summary:

Ibou Dianko Badji is an athletic, energetic big man that projects to be a rim protector in the NBA.  He has great size and shot blocking skills that allows him to excel as an interior defender, and he also is a fairly good rebounder.  He will need to expand upon his skill set on offense, but his ability to rebound and defend could enable him to be a second round pick in 2021.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
ESPN’s 2021 NBA Mock Draft

Games Scouted:
7/2/19 Senegal vs. USA

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