Found October 11, 2011 on Ball in Europe:
Despite the bad news handed down by NBA commissioner David Stern, BallinEurope’s man in the U.K., Sam Chadwick, is optimistic enough to suppose that the big league will be playing ball in 2011-12 – or at least optimistic enough to submit a draft profile on Jan Vesely. How good will the Czech be once NBA ball tips off again? Read on to find out! Name: Jan Vesely Country: Czech Republic Club: Partizan Belgrade Position: SF/PF Height: 6’11” (211 cm) Age: 21 (born April 1990) The continued arguments about which 2011 European NBA draft pick has the most potential will be answered within five years: And within that time Jan Vesely could have become Rookie of the Year, an all-star, a dunk contest participant … you name it, he could do it – that’s how much I believe in this guy, and that’s how much potential Jan has. Not many players would turn down the contract of a top-20 draft pick to return to Europe for a year, work on their game, and come back to be selected only a few positions high...
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