Zeke Nnaji, born on January 9, 2001) is an American professional basketball player, whose hometown is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA (Minneapolis, Minnesota), and serves as a power forward/center.
Location: F-C (No. 22)
Height: 2.08 meters / 6 feet 10
Weight: 109 kg/240 lbs
Team: Denver Nuggets
Draft: 22nd pick in the first round of 2020
Salary this season: $2.38 million
In college, he studied at Arizona State University. He played 32 games in his freshman season, averaging 16.1 points and 8.6 rebounds per game, and shooting 57% from the field. After the season, he declared for the 2020 NBA draft.
Selected by the Denver Nuggets with the 22nd pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. On December 1, 2020, the Denver Nuggets announced the signing of Najib. Najib has an excellent offensive ability off the ball and is very good at creating scoring opportunities through running. He has a keen sense of offensive rebounds. Although he lacks variables in the process, his left and right hands are relatively balanced, and he will never be sloppy in offense. Najib’s style of play is tough. Although his ball feel and footwork are still on the rise, he is very good at drawing opponents’ fouls. Excellent free throw, and while he’s not a player who likes to play away from the rim, he has the potential to be a shooter. Moves well, and dares to compete with opponents at the basket. Although his wingspan is average, he is full of energy and has good single-defense ability. (2020-21 season) played 42 games on behalf of the Nuggets, averaging 9.5 minutes, 3.2 points, 1.5 rebounds and 0.2 assists.