Isaiah Stewart

Updated as of 9/9/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-9
Weight: 245
College: Washington
Classification: Freshman
Birthdate: 5/22/2001

2020 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 30
Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round

Pros:

Solid finisher around the basket
Fairly good low post scorer
Excels at scoring on the move
Has stretch big potential
Sets good screens for his team on offense
Very good rebounder
Good shot blocker
Above average athlete

Cons:

Reluctant to take jumpers
Must extend his shooting range
May struggle against length and athleticism
Needs to improve his passing ability
Can struggle to protect the basketball
Tends to play a below the rim style
Struggles to defend out on the perimeter
Not an elite athlete

Summary:

Isaiah Stewart is a strong, mobile big man that could go in the mid to late first round in the upcoming draft.  He is a tremendous finisher around the basket, as he can score on numerous cuts as well as in transition, and he also operates well out of the post.  He also is a solid screen setter and rebounder, and he also is a good shot blocker that can defend in the post and will actively contest shots in the paint.

On the downside, he will need to improve his playmaking skills and expand upon his shooting range, and he can struggle to guard players out on the perimeter, but his ability to score and rebound could allow him to be a first round pick in 2020.

Links:

RealGM Profile

ESPN Draft Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

Games Scouted:
3/27/19 2019 McDonald’s All-American Game
11/8/19 Washington vs. Baylor
11/16/19 Washington vs. Tennessee
12/8/19 Washington vs. Gonzaga
1/5/20 Washington vs. USC
1/30/20 Washington vs. Arizona
3/11/20 Washington vs. Arizona

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