NBA Draft Prospects

2015 NBA Draft: Kristaps Porzingis

Basketball Insiders’ scouting report of Kristaps Porzingis.

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Kristaps Porzingis – 7’0, 220 lbs. Power Forward/Center (International)

Strengths: Oozing potential with a tremendous amount of physical gifts. Mobile for his size with a solid jump shot that he’s comfortable utilizing out to the three-point line. Can be used in a variety of different ways offensively once he can hold his own on the low block.

Weaknesses: On the frail side, especially for someone who teams could hope to use at center in stretches. Not known for his physicality or toughness. Defense.

Yannis’ NBA Comparison: Greg Monroe

Anonymous Coach’s NBA Comparison: Kevin Garnett (best case), Andrea Bargnani (worst case)

Draft range projection: Top 10

Alan is an expert gambling writer who works as one of the chief editors for Basketball Insiders. He has been covering online gambling and sports betting for over 8 years, having written for the likes of Sportlens,, The Sports Daily, 90min, and His particular specialisms include US online casinos and gambling regulations, and soccer and basketball betting. Based in London, Alan holds an MA in English Literature and is a passionate supporter of Chelsea FC.

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