Kai Sotto

Created on 8/23/20.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 7-1
Weight: 210
Country: Philippines
Professional League: NBA G-League
Classification: Non-College Draft Prospect
Birthdate: 5/11/2002

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Decent low post scorer
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Adequate playmaker for his size
Good rebounder
Good shot blocker
Above average athlete
Has good hands

Cons:

Must improve his face-up game
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Needs to improve his passing ability
Can be too passive on offense
Needs to improve his defense
Needs to add strength

Summary:

Kai Sotto is an tall, agile big man that could project to be a defensive specialist in the NBA.  He can rebound and block shots, and he will look to protect the paint to help his team defensively.  He also has some post up skills due to possessing deft footwork and shooting touch in the paint, but he will need extend his range and improve his ability to knock down shots when he is further away from the basket.  Currently, he projects to be a second round prospect for the 2021 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile

Games Scouted:
7/3/19 Philippines vs. Serbia

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