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Lauri Markkanen Scouting Report

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Lauri Markkanen’s Info

College: Arizona
Class: Freshman
Hometown: Vantaa, Finland
Height: 7’0″
Weight: 225
Wingspan: N/A
Birthday: 5/22/97
Position: PF/C
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Lauri Markkanen’s Scouting Report

Strengths

  • Extremely mobile
  • Ideal size
  • Good post moves
  • Tremendous shooter
  • Smooth shot
  • High motor
  • Great handles
  • Doesn’t take a play off
  • Solid free throw shooter
  • Solid in pick and pop situations
  • Crashes the offensive boards well
  • Great rebounder
  • Instinctive
  • Stretch 4 or 5
  • High basketball IQ
  • Can score in the low post
  • Three-point range
  • Playmaker
  • Very versatile
  • High upside

Weaknesses

  • Not a great athlete
  • Doesn’t have great length
  • Needs to improve his defense
  • Slow feet
  • Needs to get stronger
  • Needs to be more consistent
  • Needs to improve as a passer

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