Jaime Echenique

Updated on 11/21/20.  Written by Alan Lu.
2020 rankings were finalized on 11/17/20.

Height: 6-11
Weight: 258
College: Wichita State
Country: Colombia
Professional Team: Delteco GBC
Classification: Senior/Automatically Draft-Eligible
Birthdate: 4/27/1997

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Decent low post scorer
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Has stretch big potential
Good rebounder
Fairly good defender
Good shot blocker
Solid motor

Cons:

Needs to improve his face-up game
Can struggle to score in traffic
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
May struggle to guard quicker players
Not an elite athlete

Summary:

Jaime Echenique is a strong, physical big man that may project to be a defensive specialist in the NBA.  He is a high-motor player that excels at blocking shots and playing interior defense to get stops for his team. 

After having finished playing college ball for Wichita State in 2020, he has since joined Delteco GBC for the 2020-21 season, and is currently playing well in the Spanish ACB League.  Echenique will need to continue to improve his jump shot and ball handling skills, but his ability to defend and anchor the paint could potentially allow him to be a late second round pick in the 2020 NBA Draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
Eurobasket Profile

Games Scouted:
11/26/19 Wichita State vs. South Carolina
9/19/20 Delteco GBC vs. Real Madrid

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