Updated on 5/27/23. Written by Alan Lu.
2023 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 22
Projected Draft Range: Mid to Late 1st Round
Solid scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent rebounder for his size
Can display spotty shot selection
Can tend to over-dribble on offense
Can be undisciplined defensively
Not a true point guard, but is undersized to play the two
Kobe Bufkin is an athletic, energetic combo guard that is having a solid sophomore season for Michigan. He is an aggressive scorer that can make shots in a variety of ways. Bufkin is a downhill driver that can consistently get to the rim, and he also has shown an improved jump shot lately. He also can make high-impact plays defensively, and he is a pretty good shot blocker for his size. He will need to be a more consistent outside shooter, but his ability to make plays on both ends of the floor could make him a solid second round prospect for the 2023 draft.
2/5/23 Michigan vs. Ohio State
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