7-footer Aleksandrov eyes NBA

Updated: June 26, 2004, 2:52 PM ET
By Chad Ford | ESPN Insider

Fearing that an NBA age limit is coming, 17-year-old Serbian 7-footer Nemanja Aleksandrov has sent a letter through his agent to the NBA and David Stern declaring for the 2005 draft.

Widely believed to be one of the top five prospects for the '05 NBA draft, Aleksandrov has been dominating international junior competition for two years.

Despite his size, he's a small forward with a smooth 3-point stroke who, some scouts believe, could be the No. 1 pick overall, depending on who comes ...

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