Oscar Tshiebwe

Updated as of 8/4/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-9
Weight: 245
College: West Virginia
Classification: Sophomore
Birthdate: 11/27/1999

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round

Pros:

Strong finisher around the basket
Solid low post scorer
Excels at scoring on the move
Very good rebounder
Adequate defender that can get steals and blocks
Solid athlete
Has great strength
Solid motor

Cons:

May need to improve his face-up game
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
Can tend to have lapses defensively
Not an elite shot blocker
A bit undersized to play inside

Summary:

Oscar Tshiebwe is a tough, bruising big man that can score and rebound in the paint. He had recently participated in the 2019 McDonald’s All-American game, and he is a productive player that notched 20 points and 17 rebounds in a win over Pittsburgh, and he also scored 19 points and grabbed 18 rebounds in his team’s win over Wichita State.  However, he doesn’t have great foot speed, nor block many shots, and he can tend to struggle against longer, more athletic players. Right now, he projects to be a second round prospect for the 2021 draft.

Links:

RealGM Profile
ESPN Draft Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Sports Illustrated’s Article on Tshiebwe Returning to West Virginia

Games Scouted:

2/5/20 West Virginia vs. Iowa State

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