Tagged Aleksej Pokusevski

2020 NBA Draft: The Wild Cards

We all know the phrase: high risk, high reward. Like many aspects in real life, there are decisions that an NBA general manager can make to live on the wild side. They’ll swing for the fences on a prospect with tantalizing upside and clear, plausible downside. These prospects are polarizing and likely have a wide…

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2020 NBA Draft: How High Should Aleksej Pokusevski Go?

Following in the footsteps of great international bigs like Arvydas Sabonis, Dirk Nowitzki and Paul Gasol, 7-foot German forward Aleksej Pokusevski has the talent and skills to have earned a spot among the youngest projected draft picks in this age-limit era. Before the likes of Kristaps Porzingis or Luka Doncic burst onto the scene and…

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2020 NBA Draft: The International Men of Mystery

There’s a lot of talent to be found all around the world, and more front offices are searching through Europe, Asia, South America, etc. to find the next great import. This season, 108 players from 38 countries were on an NBA roster for opening night, which includes reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo. Even though the league…

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2020 NBA Draft: The Overseas Elite

This season, 108 players from 38 countries were on an NBA roster for opening night. (The record is 113 players from 42 countries, set in 2016-17.) The reigning MVP (Giannis Antetokounmpo) hails from overseas (Greece). There’s a lot of talent to be found all around the world, and all front offices now routinely search through…

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