Khalifa Diop

Created on 9/6/20.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-11
Weight: 235
Country:  Senegal
Professional Team: Gran Canaria
Classification: International ‘02
Birthdate: 1/15/2002

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted


Fairly good low post scorer
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Tremendous free throw generator
Adequate playmaker for his size
Gifted rebounder
Adequate defender
Solid athlete


Bad free throw shooter
Needs to improve his face-up game
Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Not an elite shot blocker
Quite foul prone

Khalifa Diop is an athletic, energetic big man that can score in the post, and he also is a very good rebounder.  He can finish plays above the rim, and he also can play solid position defense.  He will need to improve his face-up game and passing ability, but he could project to be a rotational big man for a team in the NBA.

RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
ESPN’s 2021 NBA Mock Draft

Games Scouted:
7/2/19 Senegal vs. USA

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