The 2012 NBA draft didn't yield many blue chip international rookies, but the 2012-13 rookie class is nonetheless filled with talented foreigners.
Through offseason signings, previous drafts and mid-season pickups, several teams made key acquisitions of overseas players.
A couple of dangerous backup point guards are boosting playoff-caliber teams while a pair of Lithuanian power forwards work their way into the NBA rotation.
Europe isn't the only hot spot for this year's international rookies. Impact newcomers also came from Canada, Africa, South America and Australia.
Who's the best foreign baller? Find out as we break down each one.