Matchup Video: Miles Bridges vs Lauri Markkanen
by: Ryan Thomson
December 12, 2016
Ryan Thomson analyzes the head to head matchup between Michigan State's Miles Bridges and Arizona's Lauri Markkanen, from an NBA Draft perspective.



The two highly touted freshmen saw a number of possessions matched up with each other, leading to some very interesting take-aways for the NBA scouts in attendance.

While Bridges may have gotten the upper hand in the boxscore with 21 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists and 4 turnovers on 9/19 shooting from the field in 37 minutes, it was Markkanen (13 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 turnover on 4/9 shooting from the field in 34 minutes) who came away with the win in the final seconds of the game.

Ryan Thomson analyzes the head to head matchup between Michigan State's Miles Bridges and Arizona's Lauri Markkanen, from an NBA Draft perspective.



The two highly touted freshmen saw a number of possessions matched up with each other, leading to some very interesting take-aways for the NBA scouts in attendance.

While Bridges may have gotten the upper hand in the boxscore with 21 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists and 4 turnovers on 9/19 shooting from the field in 37 minutes, it was Markkanen (13 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 turnover on 4/9 shooting from the field in 34 minutes) who came away with the win in the final seconds of the game.
 


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Miles Bridges
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 6"
Weight: 226 lbs.
Birthday: 03/21/1998
19 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Huntington Prep
Current Team: Michigan St , Freshman
Positions:
Current: SF/PF,
NBA: SF/PF,
Possible: SF/PF
Quick Stats:
16.7 Pts, 8.3 Rebs, 2.0 Asts


Lauri Markkanen
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 7' 0"
Weight: 225 lbs.
Birthday: 05/22/1997
19 Years Old
Teams:
High School: HBA
Current Team: Arizona , Freshman
Positions:
Current: PF,
NBA: PF,
Possible: PF
Quick Stats:
15.6 Pts, 7.1 Rebs, 0.9 Asts