Ismael Bako

Height: 6-10

Weight: 210

Country: Belgium

Professional Team: Leuven Bears

Classification: International ’95

Birthdate: 10/10/1995

 

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted​

 

Pros:

Solid finisher around the basket

Has good hands

Adequate rebounder

Adequate defensive player

Adequate shot blocker

Solid athlete

Good size to play inside

Rock solid motor

Cons:

May need to improve his passing ability

Can be too passive on offense

May be quite raw offensively

Still learning the game

Relative unknown commodity

Summary:

Ismael Bako is an athletic 6-10 big man that has been one of the standouts at the 2017 Adidas Reebok Eurocamp.  He just now has been receiving some draft buzz.  While he may be a long shot to be selected this year, Bako’s size, athleticism, motor, and potential to be a defensive specialist in the NBA could give him a shot to be picked late in this year’s draft.

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