The 30 best international players in the NBA
Yes, it's a global game. We've been hearing it for years now, as basketball's increasing popularity overseas has borne fruit in recent years in the form of international players who are capable of playing at the NBA level.
Yet recently, there's been another shift. Although teams have looked overseas for big men for years, owing to the challenge of finding somebody who is 7 feet tall and coordinated in any corner of the world, now the quality of international play is good enough to supply ...
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Players from around the globe are turning the NBA into the International Basketball Association. We're evaluating the impressive talent.
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