Mustapha Heron

Updated as of 11/21/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2020 rankings were finalized on 11/17/20.

Height: 6-5
Weight: 215
College: St. John’s
Classification: Senior
Birthdate: 12/12/1997

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted


Fairly good scorer off the dribble
Adequate shooter, especially from deep
Excels at scoring on the move
Decent rebounder for his size
Decent defensive player
Solid athlete


Streaky shooter
Can struggle to score in traffic
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
Can play too wildly on offense
Can have lapses defensively
Can be a bit foul prone


Mustapha Heron is an athletic swingman that can shoot and score the basketball.  He also rebounds the ball well, especially for a player his size.  Heron struggled to make shots considerably this season, and he made under 40% of his field goals this season, but still managed to shoot the three-ball well from beyond the arc.  Right now, he projects to be a borderline second round candidate for the 2020 draft.


DraftExpress Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

RealGM Profile

2018 ESPN Draft Profile

CBS Sports’ Article on Heron Withdrawing from the Draft

ESPN’s Article on Heron Transferring to St. John’s

Highlights of a 1/8/20 St. John’s-Georgetown Game from YouTube via Matthew Loves Ball

Games Scouted:

12/21/16 Auburn vs. Oklahoma

11/29/17 Auburn vs. Dayton

1/1/19 St. John’s vs. Marquette

3/20/19 St. John’s vs. Arizona State

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