Name: Octavius Ellis
Position: PF/C
Height: 6’10”
Weight: 235 lbs.
College: University of Cincinnati
Passport: U.S.
Status: Signed with KK Mornar (Montenegro)

2015-16 Stats: 9.8 points, 7.5 rebounds, 1.5 blocks & 1.2 assists (25.3 minutes)
Last Team: University of Cincinnati
NBA Comparison: Amir Johnson
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At 6'10" 235 lbs., what separates Octavius from other Power Forwards in The 2016 NBA Draft Class are his length, his ability to block shots (both on-ball & with weak-side help) and his explosiveness finishing at the rim. Octavius played his college ball at The University of Cincinnati, where as a Senior (2015-16), he led the team to an NCAA Tournament appearance, averaging 9.8 points, 7.5 rebounds, 1.5 blocks & 1.2 assists in 25 minutes per game, while shooting 54% from the field. His best game of the season came against Butler, when he had 16 points, 12 rebounds, 3 blocks & 2 assists. He finished the season as the 6th leading offensive rebounder and the 6th leading shot-blocker in The American Ahtletic Conference. After the season, Octavius was invited to particpate in The Portsmouth Invitational Tournament. Octavius recently participated in NBA pre-draft workouts with The Memphis Grizzlies and The Washington Wizards.

 

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