Mobley entered the NBA this season highly touted given his ability on both ends of the floor. He established himself as an elite defender in college at USC and that ability has translated over to the NBA given his athleticism and skill to guard every position on the floor.
The third pick is averaging 14 points, 8.2 rebounds, 2.5 assists, two blocked shots and one steal. He leads the rookie class in blocks and ranks seventh among all players. He recently became just the fifth player in history with at least 50 assists and 30 blocks over his first 20 games.
Redick, speaking on “SportsCenter with Scott Van Pelt,” praised Mobley.
Evan Mobley is unbelievable defensively. I don’t think people