Mario Nakic

Updated on 4/6/21.  Written by Alan Lu.

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

2021 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 70
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

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

Cons:

Inconsistent shooter
Struggles to consistently create his own shot
Can be quite turnover prone
Needs to improve his rebounding
Can be unfocused defensively
Not an elite athlete

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
9/16/20 BC Oostende vs. Iberostar Tenerife

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