Wenyen Gabriel

Page updated as of 4/10/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2018 rankings were finalized on 6/21/2018.

Height: 6-9

Weight: 205

College: Kentucky

Classification: Sophomore

Birthdate: 3/26/1997

2018 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 84

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted


Adequate shooter, especially from deep

Excels at scoring on the move

Decent playmaker

Good rebounder

Solid defensive player

Great athlete

Terrific motor


Inconsistent shooter

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.


2018 ESPN Draft Profile

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Games Scouted:

11/15/16 Kentucky vs. Michigan State

1/28/17 Kentucky vs. Kansas

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