Rockets pick at No. 43: Isaiah Hartenstein, Germany forward

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Isaiah Hartenstein is a physical 7-foot German forward hailing from the Euroleague. (0:27)

The Houston Rockets selected Germany forward Isaiah Hartenstein with the No. 43 overall pick of the 2017 NBA draft on Thursday night.

Scouting report -- positives:

  • Athletic, skilled big man

  • Can score the ball in the paint, from the perimeter and off the bounce

  • Aggressive scorer

Scouting report -- negatives:

  • Can be too aggressive

  • Makes poor decisions on the floor

  • Can fall in love with the jumper

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ESPN Analytics projection (within his first five seasons):

  • Chances he'll be an All-Star: 1.54 percent

  • Chances he'll be an NBA starter: 13.07 percent

  • Chances he'll be a role player: 7.85 percent

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