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Lade Akande


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6-1 Forward - Butler

All-Horizon League First Team (2008); All-Horizon League Second Team (06-07); Newcomer Team (2006); Horizon League All-Tournament Team (2006).
Career Averages: 15.5 ppg, 6.5 rpg, 1.3 bpg, 1.2 spg, 51.2% FG
Senior Season: 10.5 ppg, 5.7 rpg, 1.0 bpg, 0.9 spg, 47.4% FG
WNBA Comparison:                                                WDN Score: 0                   WDN Rank: 55

Strengths: A very versatile post player; comfortable with back to the basket and in face up situations; strong rebounder on both ends; good at getting inside position; excellent option in transition and fills lanes well; excellent footwork defensively;
Weaknesses: Needs to work on footwork a bit when making moves in the post (travels a bit too much); undersized in the post at times; not consistent from the perimeter; lacks solid ball control in the paint at times; prone to foul trouble;