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As far as talent, there's no question that he belongs in the NBA. It's the other things that have been suspect – most notably his attitude, competitive fire and love for the game. Euroleague powerhouse Real Madrid gave up on the Croatian big man in 2012 for those reasons... only to see him explode with arch rival FC Barcelona afterwards. "What you heard when he was with Real Madrid is that he didn't like basketball enough, that this was just a job for him," an Eastern Conference scout told HoopsHype. "Also that in practice he would just put in the minimum effort required, he wouldn't do extra work there. Maybe that was not a good situation for him, but he's adjusted better to Barcelona and I believe he's matured a lot as a player. I think his progress has been more a matter of better attitude that actual skills development." HoopsHype

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Ante Tomic has missed the train to the NBA. Furthermore, I’m told he’s not even interested in going overseas to the league. Sources believe Tomic will renew his vows with Barcelona going forward. There is no question that he’s a legit NBA talent – he can score, rebound, and pass. I just don’t think the NBA is something Tomic is thinking about. Basketball Insiders

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Brian T. Smith: Jazz don't plan to see Tomic in Europe. Asked for update about Tomic, Corbin said he wasn't sure how he figured into Utah's plans. Twitter

May 25, 2011 Updates

I would be very surprised if (Ante Tomic) ended up playing in the NBA. And judging by what his agent told me, so would he. He could probably play in the NBA and be a decent backup, because he can really score, but he's not very tough and will struggle with everything that has to do with defense and rebounding. I think he's probably better suited physically and mentally for Europe and he'll be paid more over there anyway. HoopsWorld

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How's the NBA thing right now? Ante Tomic: Nothing's going on. I don't think about it. I'm focused on playing with Real Madrid and winning titles with the team. But there were a lot of NBA scouts during the last Spanish King's Cup... Tomic: Yes, I know there were some who came to see me, but I'm committed to the Jazz and I will play with them when I go to the NBA. La Gaceta

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