Updated on 1/5/2021. Written by Alan Lu.
Country: D.R. Congo
Professional Team: NBA G-League Ignite
Classification: Non-College Draft Prospect
Projected Draft Range: Lottery
Fairly good scorer off the dribble
Adequate low post scorer
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Very good athlete
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Prone to taking questionable shots
Can tend to force the issue too much on offense
Tendency to over-dribble, which may lead to turnovers
Not an elite rebounder
Can be undisciplined defensively
Jonathan Kuminga is a very athletic, skilled forward that can score the basketball in a variety of ways. He can take the ball to the rim to garner scores, and he also can pull up to knock down jumpers. However, he has a tendency to take tough, contested shots that can hurt his shooting percentages, and he also can sometimes be a bit of a ball stopper on offense. He is a high upside prospect that has the potential to excel on both ends of the floor in the NBA, and he projects to be a likely lottery pick in 2021.
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