Kessler Edwards

Updated on 7/31/21.  Written by Alan Lu.
2021 rankings were finalized on 7/29/21.

Height: 6-8
Weight: 203
College: Pepperdine
Classification: Junior
Birthdate: 8/9/2000

2021 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 58
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
2021 NBA Draft: Round 2, Pick 44 by the Brooklyn Nets

Solid shooter
Decent low post scorer
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Adequate playmaker
Moves fairly well off the ball on offense
Decent rebounder
Decent defender
Solid athlete
Solid motor

Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Not an elite ball handler
Unselfish to a fault
Can be undisciplined defensively
Has limited experience against top competition

Kessler Edwards is a strong, athletic combo forward that was very productive at Pepperdine.  He projects to be a 3 and D role player in the NBA, but he will need to show that he can consistently excel against top competition in games.  Right now, he is a second round prospect in the 2021 draft.

ESPN Draft Profile
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
YouTube’s Highlights of the 11/28/19 Pepperdine-Arizona Game via DN Highlights
YouTube’s Highlights of the 11/27/20 Pepperdine-UCLA Game via Matthew Loves Ball
The NBA’s 2021 NBA Draft Combine Player Measurements

Games Scouted:
6/25/21 The 2021 NBA Draft Combine

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