While America feasts its eyes daily on NCAA talent destined for the 2014 NBA draft, a strong crop of international prospects prepares to make the jump to the Association.
Southeastern Europe is particularly well represented this year, with players from Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia poised to be selected early. However, the first non-collegiate foreign player off the board won't be from Europe.
That honor belongs to an Australian enigma who reminds us of a couple star NBAers.
Which NBA competitors do these international standouts compare to? Find out as we break down the globe's top ballers of 2014.
*Rankings include non-NCAA international prospects with first-round potential.