Isaiah Whaley

Created on 4/13/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-9
Weight: 225
College: Connecticut
Classification: Fifth-Year Senior
Birthdate: 3/26/1998

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Adequate low post scorer
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Adequate shooter for a big man, as stretch big potential
Adequate playmaker for his size
Decent defender
Very good shot blocker
Solid athlete
Solid motor

Cons:

Still needs to improve his face-up game
Can be too passive on offense
Not an elite rebounder
Can be undisciplined defensively, is foul prone
A bit undersized to play inside
Old for a draft prospect, may have limited upside

Summary:

Isaiah Whaley is an athletic, high-motor big man that played college basketball at Connecticut.  Recently, he was invited to play at the Portsmouth Invitational.  A strong showing there could help his draft stock significantly for the upcoming draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Portsmouth Invitational’s 2022 Rosters Page

Games Scouted:
12/3/20 Connecticut vs. USC
11/24/21 Connecticut vs. Auburn

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