Marcos Louzada Silva

Height: 6-5

Weight: 188

Country: Brazil

Professional Team: Franca

Classification: International ’99

Birthdate: 7/2/1999

2019 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 57

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

​2019 NBA Draft: Round 2, Pick 35 by the Atlanta Hawks (rights traded to the New Orleans Pelicans)

Pros:

Good shooter, especially from deep

Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays

Decent playmaker

Moves fairly well off the ball on offense

Decent rebounder

Decent defensive player

Solid athlete

Good motor

Cons:

Struggles to score in traffic

May struggle to consistently create his own shot

Not an elite ball handler

Can be foul prone

Has limited experience against top competition

Summary:

Marcos Louzada Silva is an efficient, score-first combo guard that can shoot and score the basketball.  He has played well in Brazil’s top professional league, the NBB, this year, and he has been receiving some draft buzz as a result.  Silva is a skilled player that could project into a 3 and D type of role in the NBA, and he could potentially be a second round pick in the 2019 draft.

Links:

ESPN Draft Profile

RealGM Profile

NBB Profile