Arturs Zagars

Updated as of 8/4/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-3
Weight: 170
Country: Latvia
Professional Team: Joventut
Classification: International ’00
Birthdate: 4/21/2000

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Adequate scorer off the dribble
Adequate playmaker
Adept at drawing charges
Above average athlete
Has good intangibles

Cons:

Needs to improve his shooting
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Can be turnover prone
Needs to improve his defense
Has not played much in pro ball
Not an elite athlete

Summary:

Arturs Zagars is a skilled point guard that currently projects to be a borderline second round prospect for the 2021 draft.  He is a fairly solid facilitator that can run a team, and he can knock down shots when gets into a rhythm.  On the downside, he did not play much during the 2019-20 season, and he did not shoot the ball very well for Joventut this year.​

He will need to show that he can excel at the higher levels, and he may not possess ideal physical tools, but Zagars is an offensive-minded player that over time could potentially develop into being a solid role player at the next level.​

Links:

RealGM Profile

ESPN Draft Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

DraftExpress Profile

Games Scouted:
10/14/18 CB Prat Juventud vs. Magia Huesca
2/2/20 Joventut vs. Real Madrid

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