Barra Nije

Created on 3/9/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-3
Weight: 180
Country: Sweden
Professional Team: Delaware Blue Coats
Classification: Automatically Draft Eligible
Birthdate: 1/13/2001

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Decent scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Solid playmaker
Solid rebounder for his size
Solid athlete

Cons:

Needs to improve his shooting
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Can struggle to score in traffic
Can be unfocused defensively
Does not get enough playing time in games

Summary:

Barra Nije is an athletic playmaker that can reliably run the team at the point, and he is automatically draft eligible for the 2022 draft.  He currently plays for the Delaware Blue Coats in the NBA G League.  He will need to significantly improve his jump shot, but if he can make strides on offense, he could project into a backup point guard role in the NBA someday.

Links:
RealGM Profile
Zona de Básquet’s Article on Nije
YouTube’s Highlights of the 1/9/22 Delaware-Windy City Game via NBA G League
YouTube’s Highlights of the 2/17/22 Delaware-Windy City Game via NBA G League

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