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From: A member of the Slovenian National
Team, he has played for four teams in the past five seasons, explaining his
uneven playing time and statistics. Played in the Slovenian All-Star Game in
1999 and 2000, and in the Nike Hoop Summit games of 1999 and 2000. Now playing
for Benetton Treviso in Italy, where former NBA player and coach Mike D’Antoni
is the head coach. Teammates include former NBA guard Tyus Edney. In his second
season for Benetton Treviso in 2001-02, earned 24.1 minutes per game and
averaged 13.7 points and 4.1 rebounds. Has become a capable three-point shooting
threat, hitting 37.4 percent of his three-point attempts. Scored a season-high
30 points vs. Lauretana, making 11 of 12 two-point field goal attempts. Grabbed
a season-high 10 rebounds vs. Adecco Milan.
In 2000-01 season, averaged 4.3 points and 1.5 rebounds in 11 minutes per game for Benetton. Became the youngest foreign player to play in the Italian A-1 League that season. In 1999-2000 season, played for Pivovarna Lasko in Slovenia. Averaged 9.0 points and 2.6 rebounds in 31 minutes per game. Hit 17 of 40 three-point attempts.
Name: Bostjan Nachbar
Born: July 03, 1980
Origin: Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia
Drafted: 2002, First Round, 15th pick by Houston Rockets
Languages: Slovenian, English
Teams (jersey): Slovenian National Team, Benetton Treviso, Houston Rockets (#9), New Orleans Hornets (0), New Jersey Nets (7)
Ibn Notes: Originally an early entry candidate for the 2001 NBA Draft, he withdrew his name from consideration and is now eligible to be selected as a player playing outside the United States who is in the calendar year of his 22nd birthday.
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