Thomas Welsh

Height: 7-0

Weight: 245

College: UCLA

Classification: Senior

Birthdate: 2/3/1996

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

​2018 NBA Draft: Round 2, Pick 58 by the Denver Nuggets

Pros:

Solid finisher around the basket

Good mid-range shooter

Adequate low post scorer

Has stretch big potential

Excels at scoring on the move

Terrific free throw shooter

Has good hands

Very good rebounder

Cons:

Does not draw many free throws

Struggles to guard quicker players

Not an elite shot blocker

Can be foul prone

Only an average athlete

Overshadowed by his higher profile teammates

Summary:

Thomas Welsh is a skilled offensive player that can score in the post and knock down mid-range shots, and he also can use off-ball movement to get scores for his team.  He is a solid rebounder that can haul in numerous boards consistently.

However, he will need to improve his defense, as he may tend to struggle to guard quicker players on the floor.  Welsh is a rebounding big man that may project into a stretch big role at the next level, and he could end up being a good addition to an NBA team’s summer league roster.

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