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2 MANOJLOVIĆ Nikola

Rank:2
Position
Small forward, Shooting guard
Height
198cm/6'6''
Weight
84kg/185lbs
Current Team
KK Crvena Zvezda
Age
1
Season:

Manojlović is 6’6 shooting first guard/wing. He is one of the best offensive players in his generation. Has great shot, overall, good off the dribble, when coming off the screens, in catch and shoot situations, too. Has decent body control and ability to adapt body when finishing in contact. Not really fast with the ball but changes pace fluidly when drives to the hoop. Good rebounder for his position, had 7.1rpg last season. Could be more aggressive defensive player. Has to work on his athletic abilities. Was one of the leaders of U16 NT on Ec in Novi Sad.

Strengths

  • very high basketball IQ
  • great rebounder for his position
  • offensive versatility
  • changes pace very fluidly when drives to the basket
  • spot up 3p shot

Weaknesses

  • has room to work on body strength and athletic abilities
  • has to improve free throws
  • not the best 1vs1 defender

ANGT Belgrade preview:

Offensive minded guard/wing won’t be a first option in KK Crvena Zvezda’s offense, but is clearly one of the players that shouldn’t be overlooked. The best player of U17 KK Crvena Zvezda team, where he has 18ppg, 7.7rpg and 5.9apg. Very poised in offense, smart decision maker and all around attacker. Good shooter, specially off the catch and bounce. Solid driver, mostly thanks to his pace changing abilities and long first step. Good body control helps him in traffic and in contact finishes, regardless lack of athletic abilities. Can play as a primarly ball handler, but usually plays as a secondary guard or even a wing. Has great rebounding abilities for his size and position he plays. Manojlović was top scorer of Serbian U16 NT.

U16 European championship 2018 preview:

One of the best shooters in this generation. Nikola has great mixture of athleticism and offensive skillset. Great rebounder for his position. Had good season playing with ‘01 gen averaging 13.3rpg and 7.1rpg. Will play as a starting SF on EC. Played on solid level in most of friendly games

Statistics

SeasonTeamCompetitionPTSASTSTLBLKFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OFFDEFTOPFRPGAPGSPGBPGPPGEFF
2019KK Crvena ZvezdaANGT Munich197405683.32633.33475810544.51.8104.836
2018KK Crvena ZvezdaTRIGLAV u17 league2656631973111663278412342552511547477.13.31.60.513.317.5
2018Serbian NTFIBA u16 EC981391296942726273340828282022511.91.30.11490