Nuggets Draft Nikola Radicevic at No. 57

Radicevic is a big lefty point guard with good playmaking ability

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The Denver Nuggets selected Nikola Radicevic with the 57th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft.

Radicevic, 21, is a lefty from Serbia. He played with Kristaps Porzingis (No. 4 overall) and Willy Hernangomez (No. 35 overall) and could be a steal late in the 2nd round.

Radicevic is a crafty point guard with good size (6’5″), instincts and passing ability. He can finish with both hands on floaters and he is a good playmaker on pick-and-rolls. He has shown flashes of 3-point shooting ability (30.6% in ACB/EuroCup) and will hopefully become more consistent beyond the arc.

For more on what Radicevic faces in his potential ACB-to-NBA transition, check out this article, featuring interviews with Kristaps Porzingis, Ricky Rubio and more.

Austin Green runs from Madrid, Spain with the occasional help of his friends and colleagues.


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