The best current international NBA players

The best current international NBA players

The NBA is all about international players these days. Heck, the past three MVP winners — Giannis Antetokounmpo, Jokic and Joel Embiid — are all international players. That group very well may include Luka Doncic someday as well. But the international talent in the NBA isn’t just at the top of the league — it’s everywhere. Here are the 20 best international players in the NBA today.

Note: Canadian players were not considered. Neither were players born in the Caribbean Islands who played at American colleges (so no Al Horford, Karl-Anthony Towns, Deandre Ayton, etc.). Finally, players like Domantas Sabonis, whose father was an international player, but was born in the United States, were not considered. Enjoy!

Pat Heery began his sports writing career in 2016 for The Has Been Sports Blog. He practices real estate law during the day and runs pick & rolls at night. Follow him on Twitter: @pheery12

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