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Morez Johnson

NBA DRAFT SCOUTING REPORT

POSITION: CFROM: IllinoisHT: 6-9WT: 220
BORN: NAYEAR: Class of 2024WING: NAREACH: NA

Draft Notes

A powerfully built post player with good footwork, soft hands and a good touch around the rim. Can play bully-ball and move defenders down low.

Has decent quickness and can face up. Is more of a below the rim type of player.

Seems to be flying too far under the radar.


Comparisons

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Draft Projection

mid first to second round pick in the 2026 NBA Draft or 2027 NBA Draft

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  3. Moustapha Thiam – 7-1 – UCF (Dakar)
  4. Morez Johnson – 6-10 – Illinois
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