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76ers (via Magic) get Latvia C Anzejs Pasecniks

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Latvian center Anzejs Pasecniks is an agile big man who plays above the rim. (0:21)

The Philadelphia 76ers will receive Latvian forward Anzejs Pasecniks with the No. 25 overall pick (via Magic) of the 2017 NBA draft on Thursday night.

Ford's Big Board ranking -- No. 24: "Skilled big man who's comfortable in the paint or on the perimeter offensively. Good shooter with range. Nice touch around the basket." More (Insider)

Kevin Pelton's stats and scouting ranking -- No. 29: "Middling block and defensive rebound rates, however, might limit Pasceniks to a reserve role in the NBA." More (Insider)

Read the full scouting report (Insider)

ESPN Analytics projection (within his first five seasons):

  • Chances he'll be an All-Star: 2.31 percent

  • Chances he'll be a starter: 4.0 percent

  • Chances he'll be a role player: 6.51 percent

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