Wenyen Gabriel, born on March 26, 1997), native of South Sudan, is a South Sudanese-American professional basketball player. He joined the NBA in June 2018 and previously played for the Pelicans as a forward.
Location: F (No. 35)
Height: 2.06 meters / 6 feet 9
Weight: 93 kg/205 lbs
Team: Los Angeles Lakers
School: University of Kentucky
He performed well in high school and was rated as a five-star high school student. In 2016, he represented Kentucky in the college league. As a freshman, he played 38 games and averaged 4.6 points and 4.8 rebounds in 17.8 minutes per game. As a sophomore, he averaged 6.8 points and 5.4 rebounds in 37 games, and ranked first in Kentucky history with 40 blocks.
Unselected in the 2018 NBA Draft, he finally won the favor of some teams by virtue of his performance in the summer league. His career was ups and downs, and he moved to many teams. Gabriel is an athletic blue-collar insider. Eating cakes and protecting the basket are his strengths. The insider singles skills are rough, lack of offensive methods, and weak shooting ability.