Lucas Dias Silva
Page updated as of 4/8/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2017 rankings were finalized on 6/22/2017.
Professional Team: Paulistano
Classification: International ’95
2017 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 99
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Strong finisher around the basket
Very good shooter, has stretch big potential
Fairly good low post scorer
Decent scorer off the dribble
Adequate defensive player
Great size to play either forward position
Smart player that has a good feel for the game
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Does not always commit himself to the boards
Can be out of position defensively
Not an elite shot blocker
Can pick up quick fouls
May not be overly explosive
Lucas Dias Silva is a versatile offensive player that can do many things on that end of the floor. He can score in a variety of ways, and he is also a fairly good passer and ball handler.
But he will likely need to improve his rebounding and defense, as he must pick up the focus in those elements of the game. Right now, he projects to be a second round pick for the NBA as teams will look at him as a good draft and stash candidate for them in the future.
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