When Danko Cvjeticanin, the Nets international scout was asked back in 2011 to offer NBA comparables on Bojan Bogdanovic, he chose Peja Stojakovic and Carlos Delfino, two mentally tough international shooters. The Nets had to wait three years --and half a season-- to see how realistic that was.
Bogie, as his teammates call him, is not on Peja's level yet, but as this compilation of highlights shows, he's getting there. It wasn't just his perfect shooting from beyond the arc; it was the use of his physical strength and BBIQ to get to the rim and finish.
And he keeps getting better. Over the last four games, Bogdanovic, is averaging 17.8 points, shooting 63.8 percent overall and 53.8 from deep. In the last two, he's made big corner three's late in the game and served as a perfect complement to Joe Johnson. He won't take personal credit, as he showed in this interview with Sarah Kustok, but in the Nets late surge, it's no exaggeration to say he and Brook Lopez have led the way.
And the best may yet to come. In Europe, he was known for his late game heroics, as Mike Fratello can attest.