Updated as of 8/4/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
College: Cal State Northridge
Classification: Redshirt Senior
2020 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 58
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Decent scorer off the dribble
Decent low post scorer
Excels at scoring on the move
Adequate defender that can get steals and blocks
Very good athlete
Needs to improve his outside shot
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Prone to hoisting up questionable shots
Can play too wildly on offense
Can have lapses defensively
Limited experience against top competition
Relative unknown commodity
Lamine Diane is a stat stuffing swingman that could be a sleeper for the 2020 NBA Draft. He’s putting up gaudy numbers at a small D1 school at Cal State Northridge, which suggest he may potentially possess considerable upside as a prospect for the NBA draft, but the questions may be how well can he play against top competition, and how well he could fit into a supporting role in the association. If he can keep playing well, Diane could end up a very solid find for an NBA team in this year’s draft.
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