Updated on 6/3/23. Written by Alan Lu.
Professional Team: G-League Ignite
Classification: International ‘04
2023 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 30
Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round
Decent scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Adequate rebounder for his size
Can struggle to score in traffic
Can tend to force the issue too much on offense
Can be too passive on offense
Needs to improve his rebounding
Can be undisciplined defensively
Sidy Cissoko is a tall, athletic point forward that has strong playmaking and defensive skills. He will need to improve his jump shot and continue to refine his game, but if he plays well this year, he could end up being a first round pick in the 2023 draft.
ESPN’s Early 2023 NBA Mock Draft
ESPN’s Article on Cissoko Signing with the G-League Ignite
4/8/22 2022 Nike Hoops Summit
10/4/22 G-League Ignite vs. Metropolitans 92
10/6/22 G-League Ignite vs. Metropolitans 92
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