MICHAEL FOSTER

BIRTHDATE: 1/16/03

POSITION: Power Forward

HEIGHT: 6'9"

WEIGHT: 250

SCHOOL/ TEAM: G-League Ignite

CLASS: N/A

STATS

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STRENGTHS

  • Throwback PF with some modern day skills 

  • Strong NBA body ready at 18 years old 

  • Plays bully ball; Overpowers weaker opponents

  • Strong rebounder; double double machine 

  • Rebounds out of his area; Active on the glass 

  • Quick second jump 

  • Decent touch around the rim

  • Has turn turn around fadeaway in toolbox 

  • Reminds me of right handed Julius Randle 

  • Solid ball handling skills; Comfortable putting ball on the floor driving right 

  • Solid face up game; Can drive or make jumpers 

  • Good finisher around the rim

  • Good hands; Catches passes in traffic

  • Runs the floor in transition

  • Shows some flashes of being able to make passes on the move

  • Potential to extend range 

  • Could thrive as a small ball center

AREAS TO IMPROVE | CONCERNS

  • Tendency to play out of control

  • Decision making; can playing too fast 

  • Outside shooting; Can make shots but needs to be more consistent

  • Reading defenses

  • Relies heavily on post touches while league is going away from post play

  • Turnover prone 

  • Has some ball handling and some shooting skills but tendency to try to do too much 

  • Shot selection 

  • Mechanical and long release on his shot; could impact ability to shoot off the dribble 

FULL SCOUTING REPORT COMING SOON