The NBA-Euros who made a splash from the get-go

02/Nov/17 13:05 November 2, 2017

Aris Barkas

02/Nov/17 13:05

The NBA season has tipped-off, and the European stars are already showcasing their talents. Eurohoops picks five who really made a splash.

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The rookies, Lauri Markkanen and Bogdan Bogdanovic, have been impressive for their respective teams, playing solid minutes and contributing with their scoring and unique skills. Kristaps Porzingis, Nikola Vucevic, Marc Gasol, Dennis Schröder, Donatas Sabonis, Nikola Jokic and Evan Fournier have also started the 2017-2018 NBA season on a high note.

However, the story so far has been Giannis Antetokounmpo, who has had a phenomenal start to his fifth year in the NBA, winning Player of the Week honors in Week 1. Eurohoops, brings you the five best European NBA players who have had a great start to their year.