Updated on 8/27/22. Written by Alan Lu.
2022 Rankings were finalized on 6/23/22.
Professional Team: Mega Mozzart
Classification: International ‘03
2022 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 22
Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round
2022 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 27 by the Miami Heat
Decent scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Moves fairly well off the ball on offense
Decent shot blocker for his size
Above average athlete
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Not an elite rebounder
Not an elite shot blocker
Can tend to be unfocused defensively
Not an elite athlete
Needs to add strength
Nikola Jovic is a skilled combo forward that can shoot and pass the basketball. He can score the basketball in a variety of ways, and he is also a good passer, especially for a player his size. He will need to be a more consistent outside shooter, and he will need to improve his focus defensively. He’s not overwhelmingly athletic, but his intriguing skill set and offensive skill level could make him a solid candidate to go in the late first round range for the 2022 draft.
ESPN’s 2022 NBA Mock Draft
4/11/21 Mega Bemax vs. FMP Beograd
10/4/21 Mega Bemax vs. Cibona
11/7/21 Mega Mozzart vs. Buducnost
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