Karlo Matkovic

Updated on 6/25/22.  Written by Alan Lu.
2022 Rankings were finalized on 6/23/22.

Height: 6-9
Weight: 230
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Professional Team: Mega Mozzart
Classification: International ‘01
Birthdate: 3/30/2001

2022 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 79
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
2022 NBA Draft: Round 2, Pick 52 by the New Orleans Pelicans

Pros:
Solid low post scorer
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Adequate playmaker for his size
Moves fairly well off the ball on offense
Very good rebounder
Solid shot blocker
Solid athlete
Good motor

Cons:
Needs to improve his face-up game
Can struggle to score in traffic
Can struggle to protect the basketball
Struggles to guard quicker players
Can be quite foul prone
May be a bit undersized to play inside

Summary:
Karlo Matkovic is an athletic, high-motor big man that excels as an interior player when he is on the court.  He is a solid finisher around the basket, and he is an effective scorer in the post.  He also can rebound and block shots.  He can tend to struggle to guard quicker opponents and he will need to improve his playmaking skills.  He will also need to extend his shooting range.  Currently, he projects to be a second round prospect for the 2022 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
KK Mega Basket’s Wikipedia Page
Tweet from Jonathan Givony at DraftExpress on Matkovic via Twitter

Games Scouted:
2/28/21 Mega Bemax vs. Borac
4/11/21 Mega Bemax vs. FMP Beograd
10/4/21 Mega Bemax vs. Cibona
11/7/21 Mega Mozzart vs. Buducnost

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