Dereck Lively II

  • Pos C
  • Height 7-1
  • Weight 220

Prospect Info

Duke Blue Devils

  • Jersey #1
  • Class SO

As a Prospect

  • Class 2022
  • Committed 9/20/2021
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H.S. Scouting Report

2 evaluations

Evaluated 06/08/2021

Brandon Jenkins
Brandon Jenkins Recruiting Analyst


First Round

Reminds Us Of

Tyson Chandler Houston Rockets

The potential and athletic gifts of Dereck Lively are beyond tremendous. He has terrific athleticism for his size as he elevates off the floor well and is aggressive in how he utilizes his springs to protect the rim and control the glass on a consistent basis. One factor that truly stands out to scouts at the highest of levels is his commitment to being a center and playing as such. He values rebounding, sprinting the floor, and keeping his motor running in a high gear. He is dangerous in the screen and roll game and gives across Tyson Chandler vibes due to his length and productivity in the shot blocking and rebounding categories. However, with his budding skills on the perimeter, Lively projects as a big man prospect who could be more of a threat offensively than Chandler was.

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  • Evaluated 02/12/2021 Travis Branham 247Sports Basketball Analyst Read

H.S. Athletic Background

Dereck Lively II is a 7-1, 220-pound Center Bellefonte, PA.

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