Darius Bazley ), born in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA on June 12, 2000, is an American male professional basketball player with a height of 2.06 meters and a weight of 95 kg. He is a striker and did not enter the NCAA after graduating from high school.
Location: F (No. 55)
Height: 2.03 meters / 6 feet 8
Weight: 94 kg/208 lbs
Team: Oklahoma City Thunder
Draft: 23rd pick in the first round of 2019
Salary this season: $2.4 million
In the 2019 NBA draft, he was selected by the Thunder with the 23rd pick in the first round to start his NBA career. Bezley has excellent physical condition, impressive height, wingspan and tonnage, and also has both moving speed and explosive force. (2019-20 season) played 61 times, averaging 18.5 minutes per game, scoring 5.6 points, 4 rebounds and 0.7 assists. Although Bazley’s skills still need to be polished, he has the opportunity to become a versatile player on the offensive end. On the defensive end, he can guard players in multiple positions, and can also show aggressiveness when defending one-on-one. He can make full use of his height and wingspan to interfere with the opponent’s breakthrough or pass, and he also has excellent defensive intuition and responsiveness.