Sidy Cissoko

Updated on 11/21/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-8
Weight: 200
Country: France
Professional Team: G-League Ignite
Classification: International ‘04
Birthdate: 4/2/2004

Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round

Pros:

Decent scorer off the dribble
Adequate shooter
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent playmaker
Adequate rebounder for his size
Decent defender
Good athlete

Cons:

Streaky shooter
Can struggle to score in traffic
Can tend to force the issue too much on offense
Can be too passive on offense
Not an elite rebounder
Can be undisciplined defensively

Summary:

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.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
ESPN’s Early 2023 NBA Mock Draft
ESPN’s Article on Cissoko Signing with the G-League Ignite

Games Scouted:
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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