Every season, we see undrafted players find their way into NBA rotations. Luguentz Dort and Terence Davis did so last year after hearing 60 other names called on draft night…
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Post-draft update: Signing with Memphis Grizzlies, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski
Medical reports were always going to dictate Killian Tillie’s draft stock. Multiple injuries throughout college kept him from moving up NBA boards. But if it turns out health and durability won’t be long-term issues, a team can scoop up an incredibly reliable shooter.
The 6’10” big man shot at least 40 percent from three in all four of his seasons at Gonzaga. And while the obvious draws are his shot-making and ability to space the floor, he’s also a skilled post scorer and passer with IQ that shows at both ends.
He isn’t an exciting athlete or a big who will be used to handle the ball. But as an undrafted free agent, Tillie could serve as a value pickup capable of filling a role as a stretch 4/5.