Tadas Sedekerskis

Updated as of 6/26/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-8
Weight: 210
Country: Lithuania
Professional Team: Neptunas
Classification: International ’98
Birthdate: 1/17/1998

2020 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 90
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Adequate shooter from all over the floor
Excels at scoring on the move
Adequate playmaker
Decent rebounder
Decent defender
Solid athlete
Good size to play multiple positions
Has played in some of the toughest professional leagues

Cons:

Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Does not shoot the ball enough
Can have lapses defensively
Not an elite athlete
Missed considerable time due to a spine injury

Summary:

Tadas Sedekerskis is a tall, skilled combo forward that has a variety of skills that could prove to be useful at the next level.  He excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays, and he also can knock down spot-up jumpers off the catch.​

Plus, he handles the ball well, as he plays like a point forward, and he also has shown improved defensive skills.  However, he can struggle to consistently create his own shot off the dribble, and he does not take enough shots on offense.​

Right now, Sedekerskis looks to be a second round prospect for the 2020 NBA Draft.  He is already had played in some of the best leagues from around the world.  However, he did not get nearly enough playing time in the ACB, and he has since moved to play in Lithuania’s top league, the LKL, where he gets regular playing time.  He had a fairly good season for Neptunas, and he currently projects to be a potential second round pick for the 2020 draft.

Links:

DraftExpress Profile

RealGM Profile

Tankathon Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

2018 ESPN Draft Profile

EuroHoops’ Article on Sedekerskis Out of the Draft

EuroHoops’ Article on Sedekerskis Missing Time With a Spine Injury

Games Scouted:

4/7/17 Nike Hoops Summit

3/17/18 Nevezis vs. Pieno Zvaigzdes

1/7/20 Neptunas vs. PAOK

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