Aleksandar Lazic

Page updated as of 4/12/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2018 rankings were finalized on 6/21/2018.

Height: 6-8
Weight: 205
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Professional Team: Mega Bemax
Classification: International โ€˜96
Birthdate: 6/10/1996

2018 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 93โ€‹
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Excels at scoring on the move
Decent low post scorer
Adequate playmaker
Fairly good rebounder
Adequate defensive player
Good athlete
Good motor

Cons:

Needs to improve his shooting
Shot selection issues
May struggle to consistently create his own shot
Does not draw enough free throws
Can be out of position defensively
Can be foul prone

Summary:

Aleksandar Lazic is an athletic, energetic combo forward that plays a lot of minutes for Mega Bemax in the Adriatic Leeague as well as in the Serbian League.  He rebounds quite well for a player his size, and he could potentially project into a defensive specialist role in the NBA.

He will need to improve his jump shot as well as his ability to create his own shot on offense, and he will need to prove that he can defend upper echelon opponents on a more consistent basis, but his athleticism and potential to develop into a defensive specialist could enable an NBA team to take a flier on him late in the second round this year.

Links:

DraftExpress Profile

RealGM Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

Games Scouted:

1/30/18 Mega Bemax vs. MZT Skopje Aerodrom

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