Keve Aluma

Updated on 6/26/22.  Written by Alan Lu.
2022 Rankings were finalized on 6/23/22.

Height: 6-9
Weight: 235
College: Virginia Tech
Classification: Fifth-Year Senior
Birthdate: 12/31/1998

2022 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 91
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:
Decent low post scorer
Decent scorer off the dribble
Adequate shooter for a big man, has stretch big potential
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent playmaker
Decent defender
Decent shot blocker
Above average athlete
Solid motor

Cons:
Inconsistent long-range shooter
Can be reluctant to take outside shots
Can be too passive on offense
Not an elite rebounder
Not an elite shot blocker
Can struggle to guard quicker players
Not an elite athlete

Summary:
Keve Aluma is a strong, mobile big man that had solid junior and senior seasons for Virginia Tech.  He can shoot and score the basketball, and he also is a solid scorer from the low post.  He has flown under the radar as a draft prospect, but he is a skilled forward that currently projects to be a borderline second round candidate for the 2022 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Virginia Tech Basketball Bio
YouTube’s Highlights of the 12/15/20 Virginia Tech-Clemson Game via ACC Digital Network
NBA G-League’s 2021 G-League Elite Camp Player Measurements
Fansided’s Busting Brackets’ Article on Aluma Withdrawing from the Draft

Games Scouted:
12/29/20 Virginia Tech vs. Miami (Fl)
1/19/22 Virginia Tech vs. NC State
4/13/22 Norfolk Sports Club vs. Jani-king – Day 1 of the 2022 PIT
4/15/22 Day 3 of the 2022 PIT
4/16/22 Day 4 of the 2022 PIT

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