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The Euroleague Top 16, European basketball at its best, has already started. And it couldn’t be done without some NBA talent: 51 former NBA players will take part in this round. Most of them were role players (some at the end of the bench) in the best league in the World, but in Europe they take center stage. You can read the full list below.

Real Madrid and Khimki gather six ex-NBAers apiece. Panathinaikos’ Sasha Pavlovic, Barcelona’s Carlos Arroyo and Real Madrid’s Andrés Nocioni are the most NBA-experienced guys in the competition. Each of them played at least 8 seasons and 500 games in the NBA.

Former NBA players in the Euroleague Top 16Grafico