LEONARDO OKEKE

BIRTHDATE: 7/16/03

POSITION: Power Forward

HEIGHT: 6'9"

WEIGHT: 215

SCHOOL/ TEAM: Joventut Badalona (Spain)

CLASS: International

STATS

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STRENGTHS

  • High upside prospect that could be a big time steal in 22 NBA Draft

  • Effective low post scorer and rim protector

  • Powerful frame, broad shoulders 

  • Solid athlete but not super explosive 

  • Comfortable attacking off the dribble 

  • Good handle, can drive by and through opponents 

  • Long strides to rim 

  • Upside as a floor spacer due to touch

  • Really good touch around the rim 

  • Has soft touch through contact 

  • Advanced post game for 18

  • Nice face up game; Can face up and drive or post 

  • Long wingspan and good hands 

  • Doesn’t shy away from contact 

  • Can handle in the open court 

  • Active on offensive glass

  • Grabs rebounds out of area 

  • Super mature game for his age

  • Runs the floor in transition 

  • Has polish and good feel as a scorer under the rim 

  • Upside as a mid post shot creator/maker

  • Defensive upside; good rim protector 

AREAS TO IMPROVE | CONCERNS

  • Could be really dangerous with a pull up jumper 

  • Poor FT shooter for a man with good touch 

  • Tendency to take tough shots when can’t over power in mid post 

  • Loads up or squats on dump offs around rim

  • Decision making as transition ball handler 

  • Slow first step

  • Lacks vertical pop driving off 1 foot 

FULL SCOUTING REPORT COMING SOON