Kaleb Wesson

Updated as of 9/9/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.

Height:  6-9
Weight: 270
College: Ohio State
Classification: Junior
Birthdate: 7/29/1999

2020 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 56
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Solid low post scorer
Decent shooter, has stretch big potential
Adequate playmaker for his size
Good rebounder
Has great strength

Cons:

Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Struggles to guard quicker players
Can be foul prone
Not an elite shot blocker
Only an average athlete at best

Summary:

Kaleb Wesson is a tough, bruising big man that can score the basketball in a variety of ways, and he is also a good rebounder.  He can knock down spot-up threes off the catch, and he has solid footwork, strength, and shooting touch that allows him to get numerous scores on the block.  He is also a good passer for his size.  While he may not possess elite foot-speed or agility, Wesson has a good set of skills and basketball IQ that could enable him to end up being a solid role player in the NBA.

Links:

RealGM Profile

ESPN Draft Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

YouTube via Big Ten Network’s Highlights of the Ohio State-Kent State Game

YouTube via Big Ten Network’s Highlights of the Ohio State-UNC Game

YouTube via Matthew Loves Ball’s Highlights of the 1/11/20 Ohio State-Indiana Game

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