The NBA Draft is always filled with talented foreign-born prospects and this year, things won’t be any different.
Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports ranked the top 10 international prospects and to the surprise of no one, Australian point guard Dante Exum tops the list.
1. Dante Exum, Australia, G, 6-foot-6, 188 pounds: Scout’s take – “He’s an NBA athlete with a great motor. Exum is a point-forward-type guard who has great change of pace and direction. He owns a very good handle, but his shot is streaky.”
Exum is ranked fifth among the top draft eligible prospects by Draft Express.
Croatian forward Dario Saric is ranked ninth by Draft Express and Spears calls him the second best international prospect.
2. Dario Saric, Croatia, F, 6-10, 233: Saric currently is being represented by his father while looking for a new agent. There’s a “50-50 chance” he will be in the NBA draft. Scout’s take – “Dario is very tall for a forward and has a good feel for the game. Can really score and pass the ball. He has great basketball instincts.”
To see the complete rankings, click here.