The 12 Best European NBA Players of All-Time

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Wonder who the best European NBA players of all-time are? While basketball is a pretty popular sport worldwide, in the US it is nothing short of a national symbol. Although the vast majority of NBA players are born and raised in the States, talented sportsmen from other corners of the world, namely Europe, make it to the US. And some of them manage to pull off rather impressive feats. Want to know who’s the best of the best?

We have compiled a list of the 12 greatest European players in the NBA. Only players who were born in Europe, regardless of how long they actually lived there, were included in the slideshow.

Let’s take a look at the countdown.

No. 12: Nenand Krstic

Photo Credit: J.smith

Born in: Kraljevo, Yugoslavia

Drafted by: New Jersey Nets

Other NBA teams: Oklahoma City Thunder, Boston Celtics

NBA debut: 2004-2005 season

Best skill: mid-range shooting

Career averages per game: 10 pts, 5.4 rebounds

No. 11: Boris Diaw

Photo Credit: Keith Allison

Born in: Cormeille-En-Parisis, France

Drafted by: Atlanta Hawks

Other NBA teams: Phoenix Suns, Charlotte Bobcats, San Antonio Spurs

NBA debut: 2003-2004 season

Best skill: three-point jump shot

Career averages per game: 9.1 pts, 4.7 rebounds

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