H: 6' 9"|
W: 235 lbs
(33 Years Old)
Current: PF |
High School: St. Stephen's
Hometown: Perth, Australia
A player we hadnít seen as much of during the season as the other three, this probably wasnít the best setting to get our first real introduction, as he still doesnít seem to be 100% recovered from a bad ankle sprain he suffered back in the semi-finals of the NIT.
Loughton is a fairly skilled face-up power forward, with nice ball-handling skills and an excellent jump-shot with range out to the NBA 3-point line. He plays hard, knows his limitations, and seems to have a very good feel for the game.
In terms of the NBA, players at his height and position usually need to be either tremendously athletic or have one excellent skill they can rely on to warrant being brought off the bench. Loughton probably doesnít have either at this point in his career. He doesnít seem to have a problem with that, though, realistically noting that if things donít work out for him and the NBA, heíll gladly go to Europe to add some polish to his overall game.