The Top 10 US EuroLeague imports

31/Jan/19 14:00 January 31, 2019

Kostas Ioakimidis

31/Jan/19 14:00

Their impact on the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague is strong and with the right signing, a EuroLeague team can achieve wonders on the court. Here are the 10 EuroLeague players this season native to the United States of America who are making the greatest differences.

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Some of them have been critically-acclaimed NBA stars, some bring NCAA experience, while others made a name for themselves here in Europe. Altogether they make up the Top 10 US players in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague this season, at least through the first two-thirds of the regular season.

It’s a well-known fact that outside the US borders, these kinds of players are a commodity. And while it’s not easy to find the right guy for the right situation, many of them have been established as stars in the league, are paid accordingly and are beloved by a foreign fan base. Mind you that very few US players have been the real anchors of championship-winning teams, so making a name for yourself in the EuroLeague is not as easy as you might think.

Here are the players that stand out so far this season