Page updated as of 4/8/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2017 rankings were finalized on 6/22/2017.
Professional Team: Strasbourg IG
Classification: International ’98
2017 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 10
Projected Draft Range: Lottery
2017 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 8 by the New York Knicks
Gifted shooter from all over the floor
Fairly good scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on the move
Very good free throw shooter
Good defensive player
Great size to play either backcourt position
Smart player that has a good feel for the game
May have significant upside
May have shot selection issues
Can be too passive on offense
Can pick up quick fouls
May need to get stronger
Did not see much playing time last year
Frank Ntilikina is an athletic, skilled playmaker that has a strong set of offensive skills. He is a patient player that has really worked on his outside shot to excel at making threes, and he is a smart, table setter that will find his teammates in an assortment of ways to set up scoring chances for them.
This year, he is off to a much better start in professional basketball. Ntilikina is a promising player that could possibly be an All-Star in the NBA, if he realizes his full potential. In the NBA, Ntilikina could be an attack-minded floor general that could get into the lane at will to get scores and assists for his team down the road.
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