Moussa Cisse

Created on 9/9/20.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-10
Weight: 215
College: Memphis
Classification: Freshman

Birthdate: 9/10/2002

Projected Draft Range: Mid to Late 1st Round

Pros:

Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent low post scorer
Very good rebounder
Good defender
Gifted shot blocker
Solid athlete

Cons:

Needs to improve his face-up game
Bad free throw shooter
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Struggles to protect the ball, is turnover prone
Can be foul prone

Summary:

Moussa Cisse is an athletic, energetic big man that may project to be an elite rim protector in the NBA.  He is a very good rebounder, and he is also a tremendous shot blocker that excels at protecting the paint to help get his team stops defensively.  On offense, he can finish numerous plays above the rim and can score in the post, but he will need to improve his ability to score on jump shots from further out and he will have to cut down on his turnovers.  Currently, he could be a solid value pick for an NBA team in the first round of the 2021 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
ESPN’s 2021 NBA Mock Draft
ESPN’s Article on Cisse Committing to Memphis

Games Scouted:
12/13/19 Lausanne Collegiate School vs. Surge Christian

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