Georgios Kalaitzakis

Updated as of 11/13/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-7
Weight: 190
Country: Greece
Professional Team: Panathinaikos
Classification: International ’99
Birthdate: 2/1/1999

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Decent scorer off the dribble
Can post up smaller players
Excels at scoring on the move
Tremendous free throw generator
Adequate playmaker
Decent rebounder
Decent defender
Solid athlete

Cons:

Needs to improve his shooting
Can be quite turnover prone
Can play too wildly on offense
Can be undisciplined defensively
Needs to add strength
Not an elite athlete

Summary:

Georgios Kalaitzakis is a skilled, versatile combo guard that excels at attacking the basket to score the basketball.  He ​is an athletic slasher that can frequently take the ball to the rim to get scores and free throws, and he also can score off-ball motion plays.  He also can ably run the point if needed to do so, and his versatility can allow him to play multiple positions.

However, he can quite streaky with his jump shot, and he can at times commit too many turnovers.  If he can continue to hone his craft, he could end up being an effective role player in the NBA, as he could potentially end up going late in the second round as a stash pick in the 2021 NBA Draft.

Links:

RealGM Profile

ESPN Draft Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

DraftSite Profile

DraftExpress Profile

Eurohoops’ Article on Kalaitzakis Withdrawing From the Draft

Games Scouted:
3/11/18 Panathinaikos vs. Panionios B.C.
9/23/19 Nevezis vs. Dzukija

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