Page updated as of 4/9/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2019 rankings were finalized on 6/19/2019.
2019 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 30
Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round
2019 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 20 by the Boston Celtics (rights traded to the Philadelphia 76ers)
Excels at scoring on the move
Adequate scorer off the dribble
Decent shooter, especially from deep
Good free throw shooter
Very good defender that can rack up steals
Good shot blocker for a player his size
Very good motor
Has a long wingspan
Does not draw enough free throws
Prone to hoisting up questionable shots
Can be careless on offense
Needs to improve his rebounding
Can be undisciplined defensively
Is a bit foul prone
Plays in a zone defensive scheme
Too inconsistent in games
Matisse Thybulle is a very athletic swingman that could project into a defensive specialist role in the NBA. He is a terrific athlete that can get the bulk of his scores off of hustle plays, such as cuts, in transition, and off of scramble situations.
Thybulle’s athleticism and motor also enables him to excel defensively, as he can often accumulate steals and blocks, as he can force turnovers, and quickly turn them into points for his team.
But sometimes, Thybulle can be streaky as a shooter, even though he shoots a solid percentage from beyond the arc, he can be prone to some bad misses in games. He can also play too recklessly on offense, which can hurt his team on that end of the floor on occasion.
Still, he is a gifted athlete that can provide tremendous value to a team on the defensive end, and he is an underrated scorer off the dribble. As of now, he may be a good find for an NBA team in the second round of the upcoming draft.
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