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Guest Post by ronit07 (all the way from Hong Kong)

With the draft coming and we are in search of a big strong center,today we look at BISMACK BIYOMBO from Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

His profile:
-6'8 without shoes and 6'9 with shoes.
-245 lbs (111 kg)
-Wingspan of 7'6
-Body fat of 4.2 only

Nba scouting reports:
Strengths-
* Strong body for his age
* Great physical condition (4.8 percent body fat)
* Incredible wingspan and reach for his size (7-foot-7 wingspan and 9-foot-3 standing reach)
* Explosive jumper, rebounder and shot-blocker
* Strong offensive rebounder; aggressive to the ball
* Tenacious defender
* Runs the floor well, rim to rim
* Vocal leader; very mature for his age

2.Weaknesses-
* Offensive game away from the basket
* Limited range
* Free-throw shooting

3.2010-11 Season-
Started season at Illescas before being moved straight to ACB at Fuenlabrada. Very productive, especially in rebounding and shot-blocking in limited minutes.

4.Key stats-
2009-10 Illescas (Spain LEB-Silver) – 14 games, 21.4 mpg, 9.0 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 1.5 bpg
2009-10 Fuenlabrada (Spain-ACB) – 14 games, 16.6 mpg, 6.4 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 2.3 bpg

5.Cool statistic-
Recorded the first triple-double in the history of the Nike Hoop Summit, scoring 12 points with 11 rebounds and 10 blocks in the April, 2011 event.

6.Reminds the scout/writer of-
A cross between Ben Wallace and Serge Ibaka

7.What Insiders Say-
Roy Rana, head coach World Select Team, 2011 Nike Hoop Summit
"Bismack does so many spectacular things. He’s a phenomenal talent."

8.NBA Scout-
"His effort, heart, shot-blocking, offensive rebounding and attempt at leadership were big. Very raw though."

Now my thoughts:
-As you may have guessed I m loving this guy's potential and athleticism,any player who is compared to Ben Wallace is always a plus in my book of basketball.
-Could reach his full potential given a good coach,mentors and time which all fits in well with the celtics
-He could be Rajon Rondo's dunking alley-oop machine with the athleticism,he has got and new toy.
-Could learn alot of basketball QI.

I hope you liked my article and Please share your thoughts with us! THANK YOU

Guest Post by ronit07

JR 6/23/2011 05:02:00 AM Edit
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11 Responses so far.

  1. ronit07 says:

    Thank you again JR for the post and I m gonna come up with a new draft profile too :P

  2. ronit07 says:

    I m sorry I dont know how to put vids on the articles and so I am going to show you guys one here,http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Wm0rf9c7PQ

  3. Bohemian says:

    Biyombo is very, very raw but with loads of potential. It will depend on which team he arrives, chemistry, coaching and everything. I hope he has a good career.

  4. "With the draft coming and we are in search of a big strong center..."

    ??? He is only 6'8/6'9?
    umm...

    Well anyways, good (1st) post, ronit07.

  5. ronit07 says:

    thank you all for your comments but @B18(ᴘᴇᴀɴᴜᴛ ʙᴜᴛᴛᴇʀ ʙ. ) i think??Remember that even our great celtic legend bill russell was 6'9 and he was great??

  6. I dont know if that is a statement or a question.
    And if you compare this guy who has never played in the NBA to Bill Russell, why dont we compare Baby to Russell - all of them are/were 6'8/6'9 big men.

  7. Jenda says:

    Ben Wallace isn't exactly a giant and he has had a great career PBB. There are ways to make up for the lack of height.

  8. Jenda says:

    Giant afro for example.

  9. ronit07 says:

    HAHAHAHA True Jenda :),but you know eveyone has their own opinion so its your choice :)

  10. Anonymous says:

    He is gone :(

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