Ousmane Dieng

Updated on 8/20/21.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-9
Weight: 185
Country: France
Professional Team: New Zealand
Classification: International ‘03
Birthdate: 5/21/2003

Projected Draft Range: Mid 1st to 2nd Round

Pros:
Decent scorer off the dribble
Decent playmaker
Solid rebounder
Fairly adept at collecting steals
Good athlete

Cons:
Needs to improve his shooting
Can tend to be a ball-stopper on offense
Needs to improve his defense
Needs to improve his strength

Summary:
Ousmane Dieng is a very athletic point forward that can score and pass the basketball.  He will need to improve his jump shot and on-ball defense, but his versatility and upside could make him a solid candidate to go in the first round in the 2022 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
ESPN’s 2022 NBA Mock Draft
ESPN’s Article on Dieng to Play in the NBL

Games Scouted:
3/3/21 Centre Federal Du Basket-Ball vs. GET Vosges

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