Franz Wagner

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

Height: 6-7
Weight: 195
College: Michigan
Classification: Sophomore
Birthdate: 8/27/2001

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round

Pros:

Decent shooter, especially from deep
Very good free throw shooter
Adequate playmaker
Adequate rebounder
Adequate defensive player
Above average athlete
Good motor

Cons:

May struggle to consistently create his own shot
Does not draw enough free throws
Streaky shooter
Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Not an elite rebounder
Can struggle to guard quicker players
Can be foul prone
Not an elite athlete

Summary:

Franz Wagner is a skilled swingman that can shoot and pass the basketball. As he is the younger brother of Moritz Wagner, Franz Wagner played very well in his role overseas in the BBL in Germany as well as in Eurocup, and he could project to be a second round pick in 2021.

Links:

RealGM Profile

ESPN Draft Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

DraftSite Profile

Freep’s Article Mentions That Franz Wagner Is Moritz’s Younger Brother

ESPN’s Article on Wagner in the U18 European Championships

Games Scouted:

11/27/19 Michigan vs. Iowa State

12/3/19 Michigan vs. Louisville

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