Omari Spellman

Page updated as of 4/9/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2018 rankings were finalized on 6/21/2018.

Height: 6-9
Weight: 250
College: Villanova
Classification: Redshirt Freshman
Birthdate: 7/21/1997

2018 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 29

Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round

​2018 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 30 by the Atlanta Hawks


Fairly good shooter, has stretch big potential

Adequate low post scorer

Decent scorer off the dribble

Excels at scoring on the move

Has fairly good hands

Adequate playmaker

Solid rebounder

Fairly good defensive player

Fairly good shot blocker

Good athlete

Has great strength and size to play inside

Has a long wingspan


Streaky shooter

Can struggle to protect the basketball

May struggle against length and athleticism

May struggle to guard quicker players

May not be an elite rim protector

May not be outstanding in any one area

Can be too inconsistent in games


Omari Spellman is a smart, skilled big man that excels at knocking down jumpers, and he also can score from the post.  He is also a good rebounder that will crash the glass on both ends of the floor.​

However, he may need to improve his conditioning, as he may struggle against longer, more athletic players in games. But still, Spellman has an interesting collection of skills that could enable him to thrive as an effective role player in the NBA.


DraftExpress Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

RealGM Profile

2018 ESPN Draft Profile

Games Scouted:

12/13/17 Villanova vs. Temple

1/10/18 Villanova vs. Xavier

2/1/18 Villanova vs. Creighton

3/23/18 Villanova vs. West Virginia

4/2/18 Villanova vs. Michigan

5/17/18 NBA Draft Combine

5/18/18 NBA Draft Combine

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