I Hope to Use First Season to Adapt to NBA, Highest Slovene NBA Draft Pick Ever Says

New York/Ljubljana, 27 June - Bostjan Nachbar became the highest Slovene pick ever in the National Basketball Association's (NBA) draft, as he was selected 15th by the Houston Rockets at Wednesday's draft in New York. The forward, who spent the last season playing in Italy, will thus join the 2002 top pick, Chinese centre Yao Ming, in the team that won the 1994 and 1995 NBA championships.

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