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Born in the same city as Drazen Petrovic, Croatian phenom Dario Saric has basketball in his veins. He has an NBA future too, but we may have to wait at least another year to see him Stateside.
Latvian forward Kristaps Porzingis has a shot at becoming the first European to hear his name called in this year's draft. He talked to us about the NBA and his time in Spain.
Thunder forward Serge Ibaka is frustrated that the season is over early, but happy to be in a position to change lives back in Congo.
We posed that question to a bunch of American players competing in Europe and this is what they said.
The Dallas Mavericks own the draft rights to one of the best guards in European basketball: Petteri Koponen. HoopsHype talked with him about his World Cup experience with Finland, his NBA hopes and more.
Noted basketball fan (and president) Barack Obama exposes himself to embarrassment every year by making his NCAA bracket public. How well has he done in the past six seasons?
The Utah Jazz are the owners of the draft rights of the best center in Europen basketball. But is he really NBA material? We asked a couple of scouts to find out.
Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler is an All-Star, a candidate for Most Improved Player of the Year and could be an NBA champion in a few weeks. He talked with HoopsHype about his great season and what's he's doing to help change people's lives.
The first Muslim French NBA player goes in depth about Islam, terrorism, freedom of speech and the political climate in France.
Unlike last season, most of the best performers in this rookie class are top picks.
As you would expect, heavy presence of big men in the list.
After more than two decades in jail, former HoopsHype writer Seth Ferranti is looking at life as a free man again.
All's not well between Chris Webber and Jalen Rose, who spoke with HoopsHype about his relationship with his famous Fab Five teammate, his successful media career and more.
The World Cup has gone much better than free agency for talented big man Andray Blatche, who became pretty popular among Filipino players and fans during his short stint with the National Team.
Popular assistant coach Bill Bayno is working for the Dominican Republic at the World Cup. He talked with us about the Raptors' promising young players, big egos and alcoholism in the NBA.
Turkish forward Cedi Osman, one of the top young guns in Europe, talks with HoopsHype about the shock of playing against NBA guys and possibly joining them in the States in the near future.
The original Dream Team members had very modest contracts compared to what we see on the U.S. squad these days.