The 25 Best Immigrant NBA Players In History


If you want to play basketball, all you need is a bouncing ball and a net. You can even swish without a board until you can find a scrap of wood to bounce the ball. This puts basketball on par with soccer for affordability, likely the reason basketball continues to grow its fanbase outside the United States. Unlike soccer, basketball pros in the United States get paid. You can play basketball in Europe, but if one wants to make big bucks, he must head to America.

This season, the NBA enjoyed the talents of 113 non-American players. A few of these are gonna surprise you…

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