Updated on 6/26/22. Written by Alan Lu.
2022 Rankings were finalized on 6/23/22.
Country: USA (Geneva, IL)
Professional Team: N/A
Classification: Non-College Draft Prospect
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Solid low post scorer
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent shot blocker
Needs to improve his face-up game
Must extend his shooting range
Not an elite rebounder
Can be undisciplined defensively
Only an average athlete at best
Undersized to play inside
Suffered a knee injury that required surgery
Loudon Love is a strong, mobile big man that is currently playing in the NBA G-League for the Texas Legends. He can score with his back to the basket, and he also is a solid position defender. So far, he is playing fairly well in the NBA G-League, and he has been productive in his role for his team this season.
On the other hand, he will need to add a reliable outside shot to his arsenal, and he will need to show NBA teams that he can guard upper-echelon opponents on a consistent basis. He doesn’t have enough perimeter skills to play the three, but he is also undersized to play inside. He also injured his knee, which ended his 2021-22 NBA G-League season. He is a long shot to be drafted, but his solid production in college at Wright State and in the NBA G-League could enable him to carve out a lengthy playing career in professional basketball.
Dayton Daily News’ Article on Love Needing Minor Knee Surgery
YouTube’s Highlights of the 1/14/22 Texas Legends-Santa Cruz Game via NBA G League
YouTube’s Highlights of the 1/15/22 Texas Legends-Santa Cruz Game via NBA G League
6/4/21 2021 Tampa Bay Pro Combine
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