HoopsHype Ante Tomic rumors


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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

May 18, 2011 Updates
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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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O'Connor said 23-year-old Croatian center Ante Tomic will play for Real Madrid this season, and will not take the court for the Jazz. The 7-foot-1, 240-pound Tomic was selected by Utah with the No. 44 overall pick during the second round of the 2008 NBA Draft. Salt Lake Tribune

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But after playing with center Ante Tomic this past season in Spain, Utah Valley State product and former BYU star Travis Hansen - recovering himself from recent back surgery - has no doubt that the Jazz's 2008 second-round draft choice can play in the NBA. "Ante Tomic is nice," Hansen, with extra emphasis on 'nice', said during an appearance Sunday night on KSL-TV Ch. 5's "SportsBeat" show. "I really like him, man. "He's 7-(foot)-1, 7-2. He's a little bit skinny, but he's a lot like (Los Angeles Lakers All-Star) Pau Gasol. He can move. He's got great lateral quickness. He's got a great touch. He can shoot the 15-footer - you know, right, left, back-to-the-basket. He's phenomenal." KSL.com

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