Jo Lual-Acuil

Height: 7-0
Weight: 220
College: Baylor
Classification: Senior

Birthdate: 4/26/1994

 

2018 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 94

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Active finisher around the basket

Adequate low post scorer

Decent scorer off the dribble

Excels at scoring on the move

Has stretch big potential

Adequate rebounder

Fairly good defensive player

Gifted shot blocker

Solid athlete

Great size for his position

Rock solid motor

Cons:

Inconsistent shooter

Can miss shots wildly around the basket

Does not always commit himself to the boards

Can pick up quick fouls

Played in a zone defensive scheme

Needs to add strength

Can be inconsistent in games

Old for a draft prospect, may have limited upside

Summary:

Jo Lual-Acuil is an athletic big man that could be an interesting prospect for the 2018 NBA Draft.  He is a high motor player that is a terrific shot blocker, as he has very good length, athleticism, and timing, and he also has shown improving offensive skills.

Not only can he score on hustle plays, but he has shown the willingness to shoot it from deep.  He has not obtained much draft buzz, but he could be a player to keep an eye on as he could end up being a good fit for today’s modern NBA game, especially if he continues to progress as an overall player.

Links:

DraftExpress Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

RealGM Profile

Baylor’s KenPom Page

Games Scouted:

2/1/17 Baylor vs. Kansas

11/28/17 Baylor vs. Xavier

12/2/17 Baylor vs. Wichita State

4/13/18 Day 3 of the 2018 Portsmouth Invitational