Page updated as of 4/10/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2018 rankings were finalized on 6/21/2018.
2018 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 84
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Adequate shooter, especially from deep
Excels at scoring on the move
Solid defensive player
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
May have shot selection issues
Can be too passive on offense
Does not always commit himself to the boards
Can be quite foul prone
Overshadowed by his higher profile teammates
Wenyen Gabriel is a very athletic, combination forward that will crash the basket to garner points and rebounds in the paint to help his team. Perhaps reminiscent of former Wilcats’ forward Alex Poythress, Gabriel will provide lots of athleticism, energy, and activity on both ends of the court, as he could be a solid role player for his team this season.
Recently, Gabriel has shown a marked improvement in his three-point shot, as he has excelled in his role for Kentucky this year. Right now, his skill set could enable him to play a variety of psotions at the next level, and if he continues to play well, he could perhaps end up being a solid role player in the NBA.
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