Khalifa Diop NBA Draft Predictions, Stats, Profile & Highlights

Devon Platana
Khalifa Diop NBA Draft profile, stats, highlights & prediction.
Khalifa Diop NBA Draft profile, stats, highlights & prediction. / Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports
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There's no shortage of young talent in the 2022 NBA Draft, and that includes top Herbalife Gran Canaria prospect Khalifa Diop. Diop figures to be taken during the second round on draft night.

Here's everything you need to know about Diop ahead of the 2022 NBA Draft.

Khalifa Diop Mock Draft 2022

Yahoo! Sports predictions are from Raphielle Johnson's latest mock draft. CBS Sports' predictions are from Kyle Boone's latest mock draft. Bleacher Report's projections are from Jonathan Wasserman's latest mock draft.

Yahoo! Sports: Atlanta Hawks (No. 44)
CBS Sports: Undrafted
Bleacher Report: Undrafted

Khalifa Diop NBA Draft Stock & Projection

Round 2
- Atlanta Hawks (No. 44) - 1

Undrafted - 2

Unfortunately for him, two of the three highlighted mock drafts see Diop going undrafted at the 2022 NBA Draft. On the other hand, the other expert has him going to the Atlanta Hawks. Clint Capela is currently the only center that the Hawks have signed for the 2022-23 season, so it wouldn't be surprising to see them going after Diop.

Khalifa Diop Stats

2021-22 Herbalife Gran Canaria
- 6.7 points, 4.3 rebounds, 0.4 assists, 0.5 steals, 0.7 blocks, 1.4 turnovers, 0.0 3-pointers, 16.0 minutes per game. 63.9% field goal, 0.0% 3-point shooting.
2020-21 Herbalife Gran Canaria
- 3.0 points, 2.2 rebounds, 0.3 assists, 0.2 steals, 0.5 blocks, 0.5 turnovers, 0.0 3-pointers, 8.8 minutes per game. 55.8% field goal, 0.0% 3-point shooting.
2019-20 Herbalife Gran Canaria
- 1.0 points, 1.0 rebounds, 0.0 assists, 0.3 steals, 0.3 blocks, 0.3 turnovers, 0.0 3-pointers, 3.5 minutes per game. 20.0% field goal, 0.0% 3-point shooting.

Diop averaged more time with each passing season overseas, culminating in him averaging a career-high 16 minutes per game last season. Although he didn't have the flashiest numbers, his field-goal percentage did jump up 8.1% from 2020-21 to this year, which shouldn't be ignored. His rebound totals will likely go up once he sees more time on an NBA court, pointing to a potential future as a reliable rim defender.

Khalifa Diop Height, Wingspan & Age

All height, weight and workout information is from NBA.com.
- Age: 20 years (born 2002)
- Height: 7'1"
- Weight: 240 lbs
- Wingspan: 7'2"

Khalifa Diop Highlights

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