Zylan Cheatham

Page updated as of 4/12/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2019 rankings were finalized on 6/19/2019.

Height: 6-8
Weight: 215
College: Arizona State
Classification: Redshirt Senior
Birthdate: 11/17/1995

2019 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 76
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Solid finisher around the basket
Adequate scorer off the dribble
Adequate low post scorer
Adequate playmaker
Very good rebounder
Fairly good defensive player
Solid athlete
Solid motor

Cons:

Can struggle to score in traffic
Needs to improve his shooting
Can be quite turnover prone
Can be too careless on offense
Can be foul prone
May be overshadowed by a higher profile teammate

Summary:

Zylan Cheatham is a very athletic, combination forward that has been said to have played well at the Adidas Nations tournament this past summer.

He may project into a defensive specialist role for the next level, and has played well this year, but he will need to improve his jump shot.  Right now, he may be a second round candidate for the upcoming draft.

Links:

DraftExpress Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

RealGM Profile

2018 ESPN Draft Profile

Arizona State Bio

Games Scouted:
12/7/18 Arizona State vs. Nevada
12/17/18 Arizona State vs. Vanderbilt
3/20/19 Arizona State vs. St. John’s

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