Marcos Louzada Silva

Page updated as of 4/12/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2019 rankings were finalized on 6/19/2019.

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

Games Scouted:
11/14/18 Franca vs. Olimpia
 4/22/19 Franca vs. Bauru

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