Moussa Diabate

Created on 4/11/21.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-9
Weight: 200
College: Michigan
Classification: Freshman
Birthdate: 1/21/2002

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round

Pros:
Adequate scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Adequate playmaker for his size
Solid rebounder
Solid defender
Solid shot blocker
Good athlete

Cons:
Needs to improve his shooting
Must improve his low post game
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Not an elite ball handler
Can be too passive on offense
Needs to add strength
Can be undisciplined defensively

Summary:
Moussa Diabate is a very athletic, energetic big man that can make solid hustle plays on both ends of the floor.  He thrives as a scorer in transition, and he can also take slower-footed opponents off the dribble to score at the rim.  He also is a solid rebounder and shot blocker.  He will need to improve his jump shot and continue to improve his playmaking skills.  Currently, he projects to be a second round prospect for the 2022 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile

Games Scouted:
8/1/19 France vs. Turkey
2/8/20 IMG Academy vs. Baltimore Poly
2/6/21 IMG Academy vs. Minnehaha Academy

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