Biography: Alabi declared for the draft after leading Florida State with 11.7 points and 2.3 blocks per game as a sophomore. In 77 career games with the Seminoles, he averaged 9.3 points, 5.5 rebounds and a school-record 2.1 blocked shots. The Nigerian-born center was a third-team all-ACC pick this past season when he helped Florida State to the NCAA tournament for the second straight year. He was twice chosen to the ACC's all-defensive team, finishing second to teammate Chris Singleton for the conference's defensive player of the year in 2009-10 after leading the ACC with 75 blocks. Expected to be picked late in the first round or early in the second, Alabi has a chance to be a very solid NBA player if he continues to show improvement. He plays well around the basket and can also step outside to hit shots from 10-15 feet. He is strong and has great length, making him an imposing figure on the defensive end. Alabi is still learning the game - mostly on the offensive end - and limited experience while being 22 years old will likely prevent him from going higher in the draft.
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