Page updated as of 4/9/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2018 rankings were finalized on 6/21/2018.
Classification: Redshirt Freshman
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
Fairly good defensive player
Fairly good shot blocker
Has great strength and size to play inside
Has a long wingspan
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.
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