Page updated as of 4/12/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2018 rankings were finalized on 6/21/2018.
Strong finisher around the basket
Adequate low post scorer
Has stretch big potential
Decent playmaker for a big man
Has very good hands
Solid defensive player
Excellent shot blocker
Has a very long wingspan
Very good size to play inside
Smart player that has very good intangibles
Must improve his ability to create his own shot
Can struggle to score in traffic
Needs to improve his shooting
May need to tweak his shooting mechanics
Can be a bit turnover prone
Can be too passive on offense
Can gamble too much defensively
Must get stronger
Mohamed Bamba is an athletic big man that could project to be an elite rim protector in the NBA. He can really rebound and block shots, and he can finish a lot of plays around the basket. He will need to continue to improve his skill level offensively, but his ability to defend the paint combined with his vast athletic gifts, upside, and IQ could enable him to be a top 5 pick in 2018.
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