Hank Biasatti, who was born in Italy and raised in Canada, was the first international player in the league in 1946.
Who was the first foreign-born player to be drafted #1 overall?
More information: Mychal Thompson, hailing from the Bahamas, was the first foreign-born player to be selected number-one in the NBA Draft, with this occurring in 1978.
Who was the first German NBA player?
|NBA draft||1985 / Round: 1 / Pick: 8th overall|
|Selected by the Dallas Mavericks|
Who was the first NBA player to win?
The first player in NBA history to win a title with three different franchises is John Salley (USA) while playing for the Detroit Pistons (USA, 1989-90), Chicago Bulls (USA, 1996) and Los Angeles Lakers (USA, 2000).
Who was the first white player in the NBA?
|College||Weber State (1941–1943) Utah (1943–1944, 1946–1947)|
|NBA draft||1947 / Round: 7 / Pick: 61st overall|
|Selected by the New York Knicks|
Which NBA player was born in Germany?
Dirk Nowitzki, (born June 19, 1978, Würzburg, West Germany), German professional basketball player who is regarded as one of the greatest foreign-born players in National Basketball Association (NBA) history.
Are there any Germans in the NBA?
List of NBA players from Germany that have played in the league (Some players signed by teams may appear in the list although they have not played in the NBA).
International NBA players Germany.
|In the NBA||From||2017|