Giannis Adetokunbo selected No. 15 by Bucks in NBA draft

Friday June 28th, 2013

Giannis Adetokunbo believes he can play the role of  point-forward in the NBA. At 6-foot-9, Giannis Adetokunbo believes he can play the role of point-forward in the NBA. (AP)

The Bucks selected Giannis Adetokunbo with the 15th pick in the NBA draft on Thursday. Here's a look at Adetokunbo and how he fits with Milwaukee:

Bio: Greece | 18 years old | Small Forward

Vitals: 6-9, 196 pounds

Strengths: Adetokunbo is an elite athlete with ball-handling skills rarely found in a player of his size. An unselfish player, he considers himself a point guard, a concept that speaks to his versatility. Just 18 years old, Adetokunbo has a lot of upside.

Weaknesses: Adetokunbo's game needs a lot of seasoning. His inexperience shows on the defensive end, where he lacks consistency, and on the perimeter, where he does not yet possess a consistent jumper. There are also concerns about his adjustment to the NBA given the weak competition he's faced overseas.

What Scouts Say: "I wouldn't touch him," a Western Conference executive said. "I don't even know how good he is going to be once he reaches his potential."

Team Fit: Larry Sanders
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