Tibor Pleiß

Tibor Pleiß (UTA) – “The Octopus” | “Porn Stache”

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Center: 7’3, 256 lbs; Rookie, Germany 

A massive big with soft hands, Pleiß has a chance to become an impact player in SLC; good rebounder and gargantuan paint presence; solid touch around the basket; needs to be more disciplined as a shot blocker; has to develop a couple of go-to moves to lean on; nicknamed “porn stache” during his rookie year aka no better way to start a career; 4-time German Cup champ and member of the German Nat’l team

DOG Status: UnderDOG


NBA Role: backup center

Signature Shot: flick, set shot