Obadiah Noel

Created on 6/8/21.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-4
Weight: 190
College: UMass Lowell
Classification: Senior
Birthdate: 6/28/1999

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:
Solid scorer off the dribble
Tremendous free throw generator
Handles the ball well
Decent rebounder for his size
Solid athlete

Cons:
Needs to improve his shooting
Prone to hoisting up questionable shots
Needs to improve his passing ability
Limited experience against top competition
Not a true point guard, but is undersized to play the two

Summary:
Obadiah Noel is an athletic combo guard that excels at attacking the hoop to score the basketball.  He will need to improve his playmaking skills and also show that he can guard upper-echelon opponents on a consistent basis.  He may be a long shot to be drafted, but his ability to score could enable him to carve out a solid playing career in professional basketball.

Links:
RealGM Profile
Basketball News’ Article on the 2021 TBPC All-Tournament Team

Games Scouted:
6/5/21 Day 3 of the 2021 Tampa Bay Pro Combine
6/5/21 The 2021 Tampa Bay Pro Combine Championship Game

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