The Top 10 Greatest Foreign-Born NBA Players of All-Time

Most importantly, Jokic is now an NBA Champion.  His Nuggets climbed the NBA’s mountaintop last season

and he was named Finals MVP.  Jokic will move up even higher on this list when his career is over.

Manu Ginobili, Argentina - Manu Ginobili is one of a kind. San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich certainly thought so

Popovich had told Spurs superstar Tim Duncan that they found a diamond in the rough before Ginobili joined the Spurs right before the 2002-03 season

Duncan’s response: an eye-roll. Ginobili quickly made a believer out of Duncan and the rest of the NBA as he helped the Spurs to their second ever NBA Championship in 2003

Ginobili went on to win four NBA Championships with the Spurs, was a twice an NBA-All Star, and won the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year award for the 2007-08 season

The godfather of “The Eurostep” also once caught a flying bat out of the air during a game! Ginobili too had a decorated

career in the Euroleague before coming to the NBA. He’s a two-time Olympic

Medalist (Gold in 2004) and a Silver medalist at the 2002 FIBA World Championships

The Hall-of-Famer is one of two players in the history of the game to win a Euroleague

Olympic Gold Medal, AND an NBA Championship