Hoopshype polled players at this year's Eurobasket, asking who are the top five Euros ever. The 38 players who responded put two players who've worn the Nets uniform in their top ten: Drazen Petrovic was No. 1 and Andrei Kirilenko finished 10th.
Petrovic in fact was a clear No. 1, with half the voters putting him first or second. Coming in second was Tony Parker of France, followed by Arvydas Sabonis (Lithuania), Dejan Bodiroga (Serbia), Dirk Nowitzki (Germany), Pau Gasol (Spain), Toni Kukoc (Croatia), Predrag Danilovic (Serbia), Juan Carlos Navarro (Spain) and Kirilenko of Russia.
The players competing at the tournament apparently put a lot of stock in the performances at FIBA championships, Hoopshype noted, adding that NBA All-Stars didn't do as well. Nets interest in this year's Eurobasket renews Thursday when Croatia (Bojan Bogdanovic) plays Ukraine (coached by Mike Fratello) on Thursday.