Updated on 6/28/23. Written by Alan Lu.
2023 rankings were finalized on 6/22/23.
College: San Diego State
Classification: Fifth-Year Senior
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Active finisher around the basket
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Very good shot blocker
Needs to improve his face-up game
Needs to improve his low post game
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
Can play too wildly on offense
Can be undisciplined defensively
Nathan Mensah is an athletic, energetic big man that projects to be a rim protector in the NBA. He hasn’t quite played nearly as well on offense this year, but he is a very athletic center that can certainly catch lobs and finish plays above the rim. He’s also a very good shot blocker, but also can be too aggressive at times and foul prone on the defensive end. Right now, he may be a long shot to be drafted, but his size, athleticism, and skill set could enable him to make his way to the NBA one day.
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