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San Antonio Spurs Western Southwest
Jakob Poeltl • #25 • C
19.3 ppg, 63.4 FG% in last 3 gp
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:7'1", 245 lbs.
Born:Oct 15, 1995 (26 yrs) in Vienna, AUT
Experience:5 years
Drafted:Drafted by Toronto in 2016 (1/9).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Toronto in 2018.
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Scouting Report
Assets: He's uncommonly nimble and mobile for a true 7-footer, with especially great hands and coordination. He shows soft and superb touch around the basket, converting myriad short-range shots with either hand. Uses his timing and feisty focus to grab a high number of rebounds, and blocks his share of shots. Also a very good passer.
Flaws: He succeeds more by fundamentals and energy than by length and power in the post. While a legit 7-footer with good reach and athleticism, he's not explosive as a leaper. He also isn't particularly long of limb for his size. Needs to add more perimeter shooting to balance out his game.
Career Potential: Skilled two-way true center, with starter talent.
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