Celtics pick at No. 37: Semi Ojeleye, SMU forward

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SMU point guard Semi Ojeleye shares the ball and protects each possession with care. (0:28)

The Boston Celtics selected SMU forward Semi Ojeleye with the No. 37 overall pick of the 2017 NBA draft on Thursday night.

Scouting report -- positives:

  • Strong, physical forward

  • NBA body

  • Good shooter with range

Scouting report -- negatives:

  • A tweener

  • Old for his class

  • Poor defensive metrics

Read the full scouting report (Insider)

ESPN Analytics projection (within his first five seasons):

  • Chances he'll be an All-Star: 0.02 percent

  • Chances he'll be an NBA starter: 5.33 percent

  • Chances he'll be a role player: 11.95 percent

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