Michael Foster

Updated on 1/9/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-8
Weight: 240
Country: USA (Milwaukee, WI)
Professional Team: NBA G-League Ignite
Classification: Non-College Draft Prospect
Birthdate: 1/16/2003

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round

Pros:
Decent low post scorer
Adequate scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Adequate playmaker for his size
Solid rebounder
Solid shot blocker
Above average athlete

Cons:
Needs to improve his outside shot
Reluctant to take outside shots
Prone to hoisting up questionable shots
Not an elite ball handler
Can tend to force the issue too much on offense
Can be undisciplined defensively
Lacks elite lateral quickness
Can struggle against length and athleticism

Summary:
Michael Foster is a strong, physical combo forward that has put up solid numbers in the NBA G-League this season.  He is a high-motor player that excels at scoring in the paint, and he is also a solid rebounder.  He will need to significantly improve his jump shot and defense, but his solid production in the G-League could enable him to go in the late first to the second round range in the 2022 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Wikipedia Bio
247Sports’ Profile
MaxPreps Profile
ESPN’s 2022 NBA Draft

Games Scouted:
10/24/20 Dream Chasers vs. SFBA
10/29/21 G-League Ignite vs. Iowa Wolves
11/10/21 G-League Ignite vs. Agua Caliente Clippers
11/11/21 G-League Ignite vs. Agua Caliente Clippers
11/17/21 G-League Ignite vs. South Bay Lakers
11/26/21 G-League Ignite vs. Santa Cruz Warriors
11/29/21 G-League Ignite vs. Stockton Kings
12/3/21 G-League Ignite vs. Oklahoma City Blue
1/7/22 G-League Ignite vs. Ciudad De México

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