Created on 8/4/21. Written by Alan Lu.
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Decent low post scorer
Has stretch big potential
Adequate playmaker for his size
Solid shot blocker
Has solid strength
Needs to improve his outside shot
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Struggles to defend quicker players
Only an average athlete
Didn’t play much as a freshman
Walker Kessler is a strong, physical center that played his freshman season at North Carolina before transferring to Auburn. He’s a skilled scorer that can operate out of the post, and he also has the capability to knock down outside shots. He was buried on the bench on North Carolina, but he played well in limited minutes regardless, and he could be due for a breakout sophomore season in 2022.
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