Luka Garza

Updated as of 5/2/2021, scouting report written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-11
Weight: 265
College: Iowa
Classification: Senior
Birthdate: 12/27/1998

2021 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 50
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round

Pros:

Strong finisher around the basket
Good low post scorer
Decent shooter for a big man, has stretch big potential
Excels at scoring on the move
Adequate playmaker for his size
Very good rebounder
Adequate defender
Decent shot blocker
Very good motor

Cons:

Can struggle against length and athleticism
Not an elite ball handler
Can struggle to guard quicker players
Lacks lateral mobility
Only an average athlete at best

Summary:

Luka Garza is a smart, skilled big man that can shoot, score, and rebound the basketball.  He is having a very good junior season for Iowa right now.  Though he has flown under the radar, he is a skilled player that could be a good find for an NBA team in the second round range of the 2021 draft.

Links:

RealGM Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

ESPN’s 2021 NBA Mock Draft

Games Scouted:

12/12/19 Iowa vs. Iowa State
3/8/20 Iowa vs. Illinois
12/8/20 Iowa vs. North Carolina
12/19/20 Iowa vs. Gonzaga

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