Grading FIBA prospects
Editor's note: This is the first of two entries Fran will file after scouting prospects at the FIBA World Championship. Part 2 will run on Friday and include players eligible for the 2011 draft and others who are still playing overseas but whose rights are owned by NBA teams.
Aside from watching some great basketball at the 2010 FIBA World Championship, I was able to keep up with a number of players who have been drafted and are coming to the NBA this season or in the near future. Here is the first part of a comprehensive rundown on the prospects I scouted at the tournament:
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