Page updated as of 4/8/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2017 rankings were finalized on 6/22/2017.
Professional Team: Fuenlabrada
Classification: International ’95
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Fairly good shooter from all over the floor
Decent scorer off the dribble
Decent low post scorer
Excels at scoring on the move
Good size to play either forward position
Rock solid motor
Smart player that has a good feel for the game
Below average free throw shooter
Does not draw enough free throws
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
Needs to improve his rebounding
Can be out of position defensively
Does not get enough steals or blocks
Can be foul prone
Rolands Smits is a skilled, combination forward that can shoot the basketball, as he can stretch the defenses with his ability to space the floor. He also will run the floor to get some scores on the break, and he also is a willing passer and rebounder.
On the other hand, he does not possess elite physical tools, as he will still need to improve his rebounding, and he does not often get blocks or steals, but Smits may make up for it in toughness and in his ability to knock down shots. He had a very good year this season, and he could be a potential second round pick in 2017.
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