2011 NBA Mock Draft: Ranking the Top 5 International Prospects

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2011 NBA Mock Draft: Ranking the Top 5 International Prospects
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The 2011 NBA Draft is stacked when it comes to international players in comparison to past years. There is a lot of talent coming over from Europe this year, and it's important for teams in the lottery to be scouting these players. 

Whether or not the next Dirk Nowitzki is coming out of this draft, there are talented players to be had. Some teams are hesitant to draft foreign players because there have simply been too many busts over the years, and NBA scouts have had trouble analyzing the skills and effectiveness of European players.

All things considered though, these are the top five players coming from Europe who have the most value as NBA prospects.  

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