Last night, NIKOLA JOKIĆ was named the most useful player in the NBA due to the basic part of the season. This is official confirmation of what has been known for a long time that the Serbian center of the Denver Nuggets is one of the best European players who have ever played in the world’s strongest basketball league.
It is impossible to choose the best and unanimously agree with this choice, but some European players have left a deep impression in the NBA league and convinced Americans that only they can play good basketball a long time ago.
Although they were not the first to come here, somehow, as more and more basketball players from the region poured into the United States, this dogma began to be broken, namely, Dratzen Petrovich, Frado Di The arrival of Watts, Dino Raja and Predra Stojakovic. .. Dirk Nowitzki and Tony Kukoc left an indelible mark. Paul Gasol, Tony Parker, the great are Avidas Sabonis, Žydrunas Ilgauskas and earlier Rick Smitz.
Today, the league is dominated by Giannis Antetokounmpo, Jokic and Luka Doncic, who are former, current and future MVP basketball players.
Drazan Petrovic (1989.-1993., Portland Trail Blazers, New Jersey Nets)
Per-game stats: 15.4 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.4 assists
The top five members of the league
Tony Kukoc (1993.-2006., Chicago Bulls, Philadelphia 76ers, Atlanta Hawks, Milwaukee Bucks)
Per-game stats: 11.6 points, 4.2 rebounds, and 3.7 assists
Bulls triple crown, best sixth man in NBA
Dino Raja (1993.-1997., Boston Celtics)
Per-game stats: 16.7 points, 8.4 rebounds and 1.6 assists
Vlad Divac (1989.-2005., Los Angeles Lakers, Charlotte Hornets, Sacramento Kings)
Per-game stats: 11.8 points, 8.2 rebounds, 3.1 assists
2001 NBA All-Star.