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Which International Player In The NBA Will You Pick For Valentine's Day?

As we know, NBA is a sport for black people, but there still are some fabulous international have played in the league. who do you like most?

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1. Yao Ming, China

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Hall of Fame player. The first overall pick in the 2002 NBA draft. Eight times NBA All-Star, and five times All-NBA Team. The only player outside of the United States to lead the NBA in All-Star voting. Jersey retired recently. Career stats: 19pts, 9.2r, 1.6a, 1.9b.

2. Hakeem Olajuwon, Nigeria

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No. 1 pick in the 1984 draft, the same draft that included Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley and John Stockton, making it probably the most talented draft in NBA history. 2 times final MVP. 12 times NBA All-Star, and 15 times All-NBA Team. Career stats: 21.8pts,11.2r, 2.5a,3.1b.

3. Dirk Nowitzki, Germany

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Nowitzki has spent his entire 19-year career with Dallas since 1998. Career stats: One time final MVP and one time regular season MVP. 13 times NBA All-Star, and 12 times All-NBA Team. 22.0 pts, 7.9 r, 2.5 a and 0.9 b.

4. Steve Nash, Canada

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Selected with the 15th pick of the 1996 NBA Draft. The highest free throw percentage of all time in the NBA at 90.4 percent. And he is one of only five players in NBA history to have more than 10,000 assists. Nash never won a championship but the two-time MVP, back-to-back. 8 times NBA All-Star, and 7 times All-NBA Team. Career stats: 14.3pts, 8.5a and 3.0r.

5. Dikembe Mutombo, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Taken with the fourth pick in the 1991 NBA draft, Mutombo spent 18 seasons in the NBA. Second all-time with 3,289 blocks. 8 times NBA All-Star and 3 times All-NBA Team. 3 times All-Defensive second teams and 3 times All-Defensive first teams. 4 times the Defensive Player of the Year. Career stats: 9.8 pts, 10.3r, 2.8b.

6. Patrick Ewing, Jamaica

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He was one of the greatest centers to play the game. The battles that he had with Hakeem Olajuwon, especially in the NBA Finals were legendary. Ewing collected 580 double-doubles in his career which is the eighth-highest total in the NBA. 3 times NBA All-Defensive second teams. 11 times NBA All-Star and 7 times All-NBA Team. Career stats: 21pts, 9.8r, 1.9a, 2.4b.

7. Tony Parker, France

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He has played all of his seasons with San Antonio. Tony Parker has 4 championships (2003, 2005, 2007 and 2014), being named Finals MVP in 2007. He was named to the All-Rookie first team in 2001-02. 4 times All-NBA team and 6 times NBA All-Star. Parker has also won the All-Europe player of the year in 2013 and 2014, as well as winning the FIBA European Men’s player of the year for both those years. Career Stats: 16.6pts, 2.9r, 5.9a and 0.9 steals.

8. Pau Gasol, Spain

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Pau Gasol is the best Spanish player ever in the NBA. He has the back-to-back championships with the Lakers, 2009 and 2010. Gasol was named Rookie of the Year in 2001-02 as well as being named into the All-Rookie first team that year. 4 times All-NBA team and 6 times NBA All-Star. Career stats: 18.2pts, 9.5r, 3.3a and 1.7b.

9. Manu Ginobili, Argentina

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Ginobili is one of the rare players that can be effective of the bench and be considered as a great. He has 4 championships with San Antonio Spurs. Ginobili also won the 2007-08 Sixth Man of the Year award. 2 times All-NBA team and 2 times NBA All-Star. Career stats: 14.0pts, 3.7r, 4.0a and 1.4 steals.

10. Luol Deng, Sudan

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Deng has been solidly special, a player who has been just less than a star for most of his career. Deng’s honors include making the All-Rookie first team in 2004-05. He was also on the All-Defensive second team in 2011-12. 2 times All-NBA Team. Career Stats: 15.5pts, 6.2r, 2.4a and 1 steal.

11. Marc Gasol, Spain

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Some of Gasol’s honors include being a 2 times All Star and a member of the 2008-09 All-Rookie second team. The 2012-13 season was a great one for Gasol. He won the Defensive Player of the Year and named to the All-Defensive second team. He was also part of the All-NBA second team that year. Career Stats: 14.3pts, 7.8r, 3.1a, 1.5b and 0.9 steals.

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