Frank Ntilikina

Height: 6-5

Weight: 180

Country: France

Professional Team: Strasbourg IG

Classification: International ’98

Birthdate: 7/28/1998

2017 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 10

Projected Draft Range: Lottery

2017 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 8 by the New York Knicks

Pros:

Gifted shooter from all over the floor

Fairly good scorer off the dribble

Excels at scoring on the move

Very good free throw shooter

Solid playmaker

Good defensive player

Gifted athlete

Great size to play either backcourt position

Smart player that has a good feel for the game

May have significant upside​

Cons:

Inconsistent shooter

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

​Summary:

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.​

Links:

ESPN Draft Profile

DraftExpress Profile

RealGM Profile

Games Scouted:

7/29/15 France vs. Germany

7/31/15 France vs. Greece

11/16/16 Strasbourg vs. Mega Vizura

1/11/17 Strasbourg vs. Mega Vizura