Top 10 foreign players in the NBA

Despite Team USA’s stellar track record at international competition, they’ve faced some stiff competition from their foreign NBA teammates.

Below are the NBA’s top 10 foreign players of all time.

Drazen Petrovic – SG – Croatia

Petrovic joined the NBA in 1989. Despite a stellar career in Europe, he had to sit on the Trail Blazers’ bench behind Clyde Drexler and Terry Porter. After being traded to the Nets the following season is when he really began to shine, averaging 20.5 PPG during his first full season. He could have done a lot more with his career if a tragic car hadn’t claimed his life at 28 years old.