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Orlando Magic Eastern Southeast
Nikola Vucevic • #9 • C
23.5 ppg, 46.6 FG% in last 13 gp
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:7'0", 260 lbs.
Born:Oct 24, 1990 (30 yrs) in Morges, SUI
From:Southern California
Experience:9 years
Drafted:Drafted by Philadelphia in 2011 (1/16).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Philadelphia in 2012.
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Scouting Report
Assets: A top-tier rebounder and a very good scorer in the post. Can be a go-to point-getter for his team, and dominates the boards (helping his scoring with put-backs and easy buckets). Hits his free throws. Has a classic NBA center's build (including a good wingspan and a massive frame) with good mobility. Possesses untapped talent defensively.
Flaws: Plays more like a power forward than a true pivot. Not a top-tier defender (yet) for a center, and would benefit by being more of a shot-blocker. Can use added bulk to his frame to deal with NBA post opponents, and to help with his durability issues.
Career Potential: Excellent offensive center and above-average rebounder.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NBA Played in the All-Star Game 2018-19
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