Prospect of Interest: Christian Koloko adds needed centre depth to Raptors

Prospect of Interest: Christian Koloko adds needed centre depth to Raptors

With their lone pick in the 2022 NBA Draft, the Toronto Raptors took University of Arizona junior centre Christian Koloko 33rd overall. An adept, shot-blocking rim protector with quick feet that should allow him to switch all over the floor, he looks to be the defensive centre Toronto’s been needing in its secondary and tertiary lineups. Here’s a little more on Koloko: Age: 22 School: Arizona Position: Centre Height: Seven-foot-one | Weight: 230 lbs 2021-22 stats: PPG: 12.6 | RPG: 7.3 | APG: 1.4 | BPG: 2.8 | FG%: 63.5 A do-it-all defender The first thing that should stand out to you about Koloko is his dimensions. He’s a seven-footer with a seven-foot-four wingspan and was among the best rim protectors in college basketball last season, averaging 2.8 blocks per …
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