Updated as of 7/31/2021. Scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2021 rankings were finalized on 7/29/21.
Professional Team: Zalgiris
Classification: International ’00
2021 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 49
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round
2021 NBA Draft: Round 2, Pick 34 by the Oklahoma City Thunder
(Rights traded to the New York Knicks)
Decent scorer off the dribble
Above average athlete
Plays in one of the toughest professional leagues
Inconsistent long-range shooter
Can be careless on offense, is turnover prone
Can be too passive on offense
Needs to improve his rebounding
Struggles to defend quicker players
Not an elite athlete
Rokas Jokubaitis is a smart, skilled playmaker that can shoot and pass the basketball, and he can effectively run the team with the ball in his hands. He is a solid game manager at the point, and he is a very competitive player on the court, but his average physical tools may limit his upside as a prospect for the next level. Right now, he projects to be a second round prospect for the 2021 draft, and his strong ability to knock down jumpers combined with having solid basketball IQ could allow him to be an effective rotation player in the NBA.
ESPN Draft Profile
1/24/2020 Zalgiris vs. ALBA Berlin
1/31/2021 Zalgiris vs. Juventus
2/2/2021 Zalgiris vs. Nevezis
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