Mfiondu Kabengele

Height: 6-10
Weight: 250
College: Florida State
Classification: Sophomore
Birthdate: 8/14/1997

2019 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 25
Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round
2019 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 27 by the Brooklyn Nets (rights traded to the Los Angeles Clippers)

Pros:

Strong finisher around the basket
Fairly good low post scorer
Adequate shooter
Excels at scoring on the move
Good rebounder
Fairly good defender
Good shot blocker
Good athlete
Very good motor

 
Cons:

Needs to improve his passing ability
May struggle to defend out on the perimeter
Can be quite foul prone
May be overshadowed by a higher profile teammate
May not be outstanding at any one particular skill

 
Summary:

Mfiondu Kabengele is an athletic, skilled big man that could project to be a rim protector in the NBA.  He can score the basketball in a variety of ways, and he also can rebound and block shots.

He played very well in his team’s second round win against Murray State, as he scored 22 points on 10-of-12 shooting while chipping in 7 rebounds off the bench.  Right now, he could project to go in the late first to the second round range for the upcoming draft.

 

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