For Diakite, time is on his side. He doesn't yet possess much in the way of offense, and he clearly needs strength, as you'll note in these clips. But you'll also note that he runs well, has long arms and good lateral mobility for a 6-9 junior big man.
Prospect: Mamadi Diakite
High School Team: Dyke (Va.) Blue Ridge
Travel Team: BWSL
Recruiting: Early high-major interest
Jacquie Franciulli and Lewis Tingler shot and edited this video