2015 NBA Draft Prospect: Kristaps Porzingis

2015 NBA Draft Prospect: Kristaps Porzingis

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Name: Kristaps Porzingis
Position: PF
School: CB Sevilla
Height: 7’0″
Weight: 220

Strengths:

  • Strength 1 — Physical Traits: 7’0″ with good length and leaping ability. Moves well for size. Can gather offensive boards with length and leaping ability.
  • Strength 2 — Offensive Diversity: Has good stroke with range. Can shoot out of post and can be target for lobs.
  • Strength 3 — Defensive Potential: Athletic traits give him ability to be disruptive on defensive end. Has good shot blocking instincts.

Weaknesses:

  • Weakness 1 — Strength: Body is very lean. Makes it difficult to guard in post and can be moved for boards.
  • Weakness 2 — Passing Ability: Does not do well recognizing passing opportunities especially out of post.
  • Weakness 3 — Specialized Player: Needs to be in right team situation to reach potential. Has bust potential if not groomed properly.

Scouting Video:

NBA Player Comparison: Pau Gasol

Projected Draft Position:
Pick 4-8