Colangelo makes over Raptors by findi...

Colangelo makes over Raptors by finding foreign-born talent

There are 2 comments on the Arizona Daily Star story from Oct 29, 2006, titled Colangelo makes over Raptors by finding foreign-born talent. In it, Arizona Daily Star reports that:

It's been 21 years since Georgi Glouchkov, the "Balkan Banger," became the first foreign-born player in the NBA when then-general manager Jerry Colangelo brought him to the Phoenix Suns.

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Collierville, TN

#1 Oct 30, 2006
Unless Ontario has been annexed by the United States, the enitre raptors roster is made up of foreign-born talent, not just 6 players.
Allan Collerman

Coquitlam, Canada

#2 Nov 4, 2006
Talking about foreign born talent - what about the NHL teams in both Canada and the States...they don't appear to be suffering much!!

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