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Novica Velickovic: Just What the Doctor Ordered for Toronto

Published by on May 2, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

Fresh off of being named the recipient of the 2009 Euroleague Rising Star award, which current Raptor Andrea Bargnani swept up in 2006 prior to being picked first in the NBA draft by the Raptors, Novica Velickovic is turning heads in Europe this year.

At just 22 years old, he's the heart and soul of his club, Partizan Belgrade, and the gritty forward is quickly turning into a very well-rounded player.

While at 6'9", some may say he's a tweener as an NBA prospect, and a sub-par athlete, you can't teach the kind of skills Velickovic possesses.

He's the glue that holds a team together. He does everything well enough to help a team win. He can defend, rebound, pass, shoot, score, and...

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