Oumar Ballo

Updated on 6/27/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 7-0
Weight: 260
College: Arizona
Classification: Redshirt Junior
Birthdate: 7/13/2002

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent low post scorer
Adequate mid-range shooter
Decent rebounder
Adequate defender
Good shot blocker
Solid athlete

Cons:

Needs to improve his face-up game
Must extend his shooting range
Can struggle to score in traffic
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
Can be too passive on offense
Can struggle to guard quicker players

Summary:

Oumar Ballo is a strong, athletic center that has played well in his role off the bench at Arizona this season.  He played last year at Gonzaga during the 2020-21 season before transferring, and he recently scored 21 points in his team’s January 20th win over Stanford.  He is a high-motor big man that could project to be a solid rim protector in the NBA.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Arizona Basketball Bio

Games Scouted:
1/20/22 Arizona vs. Stanford

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