N’Faly Dante

Updated as of 11/21/2022, scouting report written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-11
Weight: 235
College: Oregon
Classification: Senior
Birthdate: 10/19/2001

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Strong finisher around the basket
Decent low post scorer
Adequate scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on the move
Solid rebounder
Decent defender
Good shot blocker
Good athlete
Very good motor
Has a long wingspan

Cons:

Must extend his shooting range
Not an elite rebounder
Can have lapses defensively
Can be foul prone
Missed considerable time due to a knee injury

Summary:

N’Faly Dante is an athletic, energetic big man that could project to be a rim protector in the NBA.  He missed many games as a freshman and also was dealing with a knee injury.   He dealt with similar injury issues this past season, but a solid senior season could help him move up draft boards in 2023.

Links:

RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Oregon Live’s Article on Dante’s Knee Injury

Games Scouted:
6/23/16 Mali vs. Spain
1/9/20 Oregon vs. Arizona
11/20/22 Oregon vs. Houston

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