Mario Nakic

Updated on 9/13/20.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-6
Weight: 195
Country: Serbia
Professional Team: BC Oostende
Classification: International ‘01
Birthdate: 6/14/2001

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Adequate shooter
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Adequate playmaker
Decent rebounder
Adequate defender
Played in some of the toughest professional leagues

Cons:

Inconsistent shooter
Struggles to consistently create his own shot
Can be quite turnover prone
Can be unfocused defensively
Not an elite athlete
Has not played much at the highest levels of pro ball

Summary:

Mario Nakic is a skilled swingman that can shoot and score the basketball.  He will need to get more consistent playing time overseas, but he is a talented offensive player that can knock down some three-point shots.  He could be due for a breakout season at BC Oostende, and he could project to be a 3 and D type of role player in the NBA.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
ESPN’s 2021 NBA Mock Draft

Games Scouted:
11/17/19 Real Madrid vs. Bilbao Basket
3/5/20 Real Madrid vs. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne

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