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Edvinas Seskus

Parnu International
Height: 6'3" (191 cm)
Weight: 180 lbs (82 kg)
Age: 22.2
Position: SG
Jerseys: #8, #14, #7, #13, #23, #10, #4
Hometown: Prienai, Lithuania
Current Team: Parnu
Win - Loss: 3 - 11

Basic Per Game Stats

Season GP Min Pts 2pt 3pt FT Rebounds Ast Stl Blk TO PF
M A % M A % M A % Off Def Tot

Articles

Nike International Junior Tournament Istanbul Scouting Reports

Jonathan Givony
Jonathan Givony
May 17, 2012, 05:51 pm
Jonathan Givony

Strengths:

-Strong frame
-One of the best scorers at the Istanbul NIJT, averaging 15 points in 24 minutes
-High basketball IQ
-Extremely efficient scorer
-Very good in transition
-Terrific shot-creator inside the arc
-Can handle ball with either hand
-Fluid player with good body control on drives
-Very nice footwork
-Finds angles to get to rim, and finishes extremely creatively using glass and both hands
-Solid passer
-Strong character. Very aggressive player

Weaknesses:

-Lacks great size for a shooting guard
-Not incredibly explosive
-Physically mature for his age
-Only made 4/20 3-pointers in 9 NIJT games
-Needs to improve pull-up jumper

Outlook:

Incredibly effective slasher in this age group. Shows outstanding scoring instincts for a player his age. Shot 67% inside the arc over 9 games. Looks to have a great future in European basketball. NBA upside still yet to be determined as he doesn't possess great size and is just an average shooter at this stage. Nevertheless, seems to be the type of player who will make the most of his potential.

Jordan Brand Classic International Game: Top Prospects

Jonathan Givony
Jonathan Givony
Apr 20, 2011, 11:26 pm
Jonathan Givony

One of the more experienced players on this squad, Seskus is already seeing minutes in the Lithuanian second division despite just recently turning 16. He was also one of the most confident prospects at this event.

He has a strong, mature frame and a good feel for the game, although he doesn't appear to be particularly athletic on first glance (he noticeably lacked quickness and explosiveness).

Seskus can create his own shot fairly effectively, driving both left and right and acting as his team's primary ball-handler. His aggressiveness acted against him at times in the game, though, as he turned the ball over five times in 29 minutes (although he did dish out four assists).

Seskus shows a terrific stroke from beyond the arc. He knocked down shots from all over the court at the game, some of which were very tough shots. His upside looked a bit limited compared with some of the other perimeter players seen here. However, his skill-level, aggressiveness and feel for the game can definitely help him carve out a nice career if he continues to improve.