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Przemek Karnowski showed incredible promise in his freshman season last year. At 7’1”, Karnowski has the height to dominate most collegiate big men.
There is no doubt that Karnowski has the physical skills to succeed. What the Polish big man must work on to succeed this season is his offensive game and court awareness.
There were far too many times last season when Karnowski found himself double-teamed and either turned the ball over or took a low percentage shot. With an offseason to work on his game, the expectation is that Karnowski will have grown more comfortable with the ball on offense.
Furthermore, Karnowski averaged a foul every 10 minutes last year. With only one true center behind him on the bench, Karnowski must also work to avoid getting into early foul trouble.
As a potential NBA prospect, many are predicting a huge season from Przemek Karnowski. While I believe that he has the talent to play pro basketball in the future, I believe we are a season away from the breakout year.
8 PPG, 8 RPG