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Lauri Markkanen • #24 • F
Status:Pelvis, sidelined indefinitely
Ht/Wt:7'0", 240 lbs.
Born:May 22, 1997 (22 yrs) in Vantaa, FIN
From:Arizona
Experience:2 years
Drafted:Drafted by Minnesota in 2017 (1/7).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Minnesota in 2017.
2019-20 Season Stats
G GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG TPG PPG
YTD 46 46 30.3 .424 .344 .826 6.5 1.5 0.8 0.5 1.7 15.0
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Scouting Report
'The Finnisher' is a bona fide 'stretch four,' bringing a center's raw size and a shooting guard's stroke. Exceptionally accurate and smooth shooting the ball from all over (outside, the mid-range, and the free-throw line), with a quick release. Can be very hard to guard, since he can create his own shot and tower over defenders. Also pretty mobile and nimble. May lack versatility as a pro: he's not the type of quick, athletic player or ball-handler teams want at small forward, and he doesn't have the shot-blocking, bulk, physicality, or length to be a rim-protecting center. Defense, rebounding, and passing are all areas in need of improvement.
Long Range Potential: Sweet-shooting, scoring 'stretch four' power forward, with star potential.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NBA All-Rookie First Team 2017-18
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