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2011 NBA Draft: Jan Vesely
Team Washington
Round 1
Selection 6
Position Forward
School None
Height 7-0
Weight 242
High School
Hometown Ostrava, Czech Republic
2011: Selected by Washington in 1st round (6th overall) of the NBA Draft...2014: Traded to Denver in a three-team deal, Feb. 20th.

Opted to stay overseas despite potentially high stock in 2010 NBA draft...Averaged 10.1 ppg, 3.6 rpg and 27 mpg in 15 contests with Partizan in 2010-11 season..Impressive combination of size and legth for small forward position...Versatile...Can post up smaller defenders and has ability to take larger defenders off dribble or knock down outside shot...RUns floor well...High motor...Strong finisher...High energy player who derives most of his scoring opportunites from broken plays and hustle plays...Must develop go-to offensive moves...Must improve ball handling skills...Must improve lateral quickness...Struggles defending quick perimeter players...Below average rebounder for size.

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