Phillip Wheeler

Created on 1/9/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-8
Weight: 185
Country: USA/Puerto Rico
Professional Team: Ciudad De México
Classification: International ‘02
Birthdate: 4/23/2002

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted


Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent low post scorer
Adequate playmaker
Adequate rebounder for his size
Above average athlete
Solid motor


Needs to improve his shooting
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Needs to improve his face-up game
Not an elite ball handler
Not an elite rebounder
Can struggle to guard quicker players


Phillip Wheeler is a strong, mobile high-motor combo forward that plays in the NBA G-League for Ciudad De México.  He played well in a January 7th game, as he scored 16 points and had 9 rebounds in his team’s win over the G-League Ignite.  He’s an energetic player that thrives at making hustle plays, but he will need to improve his outside shot.  Currently, he projects to be a second round prospect whenever he decides to enter the NBA Draft.

RealGM Profile
NBAGLeague Profile
ID Prospects’ Page
Ciudad De México/Mexico City Capitanes’ Wikipedia Page

Games Scouted:
1/7/22 Ciudad De México vs. G-League Ignite

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