#24, Power forward / Center, Chicago Bulls
|Born:||22 May 1997|
|Position:||Power forward / Center|
|NBA Draft:||2017, 7 pick|
Lauri Markkanen is one of the best shooting big men from an NBA prospect in recent years.
He is finnish 7-footer who was selected 7th overall in the 2017 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves, who then traded him to the Chicago Bulls.
Lauri Markkanen is originally from Finland and speaks three different languages: Finnish, English and Swedish. He possess a unique skill set.
During the 2016-17 season, Markkanen averaged 15.8 points and 7.2 rebounds while shooting over 43 percent from behind the three-point line.