Updated as of 9/9/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2020 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 85
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Good ball handler
Adequate rebounder for his size
Needs to improve his shooting
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Struggles to score in traffic
Needs to improve his passing ability
Can be too passive on offense
Can tend to have lapses defensively
Kahlil Whitney is an athletic, high-motor swingman that may project to be a defensive specialist in the NBA. He is a player that will play hard, and his activity on the defensive end will allow him to actively contest and alter shots on that end of the floor. However, he will need to improve his jump shot and ability to consistently make plays on offense, as he is also entirely too turnover prone and doesn’t get enough assists in games. Still, he is a prospect to keep an eye on in the future, and in a favorable scenario, he could perhaps end up being a solid role player in the league.
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