Nathan Mensah

Updated on 6/27/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-10
Weight: 230
College: San Diego State
Classification: Fifth-Year Senior
Birthdate: 4/9/1998

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Active finisher around the basket
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent low post scorer
Good rebounder
Decent defender
Very good shot blocker
Good athlete
Solid motor

Cons:

Needs to improve his face-up game
Bad free throw shooter
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
Can play too wildly on offense
May be fairly raw offensively
Can be undisciplined defensively
Hasn’t quite played as well as expected this year

Summary:

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.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile

Games Scouted:
12/10/20 San Diego State vs. Arizona State
3/13/21 San Diego State vs. Utah State

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