Page updated as of 4/12/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2018 rankings were finalized on 6/21/2018.
Professional Team: Union Olimpija
Classification: International ’99
2018 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 75
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
2018 NBA Draft: Round 2, Pick 44 by the Washington Wizards
Adequate scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on the move
Moves fairly well off the ball on offense
Decent rebounder for a player his size
Adequate defender that can rack up steals
Above average athlete
Very good motor
Needs to improve his shooting
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Can gamble too much defensively
May not be a true point guard
Has not played much at the highest levels
Issuf Sanon is a young point guard that recently declared to enter the NBA draft. He is a tough, gritty player that can get scores off the dribble, and he will also play aggressive defense, as he can pick up steals at a high rate.
On the other hand, he will need to improve his jump shot, and he may need to improve his position defense, as he may tend to gamble too much on that side of the ball. Overall, Sanon could be an interesting project player for an NBA team to take on, as he could be a second round, draft and stash pick in 2018 if he keeps his name in the pool.
ESPN Article on Sanon Entering the Draft
1/28/18 Union Olimpija vs. Sencur Gorenjska
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