Ryan Kalkbrenner

Updated on 11/23/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 7-1
Weight: 255
College: Creighton
Classification: Junior
Birthdate: 1/17/2002

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:
Strong finisher around the basket
Decent low post scorer
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent rebounder
Decent defender
Good shot blocker

Cons:
Must improve his face-up game
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
Not an elite rebounder
May struggle to guard quicker players
Only an average athlete

Summary:

Ryan Kalkbrenner is a tall, strong center that can finish plays around the basket, rebound, and block shots. He will need to improve his outside shot and mobility, but his size and interior play will likely get him looks from NBA teams, especially in the mid to late second round range on draft day.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile

Games Scouted:
11/22/22 Creighton vs. Arkansas

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