July 13, 2012 12:00 AM
“Gonzaga and UConn were interested in me,” said Teletovic, one of the new members of the Brooklyn Nets. “But I was a young guy, and I wanted to stay close to home.”
Now, more than 10 years later, and after playing professional basketball in Europe, the 6-foot-9 Teletovic has decided to finally come to the United States and give the NBA a try.
And where else would he go? Brooklyn, of course. After all, the Nets are making waves in their new surroundings, they have added several new pieces to the puzzle in this, their summer of change, and Teletovic wanted in.
He told the media Thursday that he wanted “to come to a team that wants to do big things, and I think the Nets are ready to do that.” Forward Reggie Evans was also introduced.
“I’ve been a pro since I was about 16,” Teletovic said. “That’s how they do things in Europe. I didn’t want to come to the United States and leave my parents "
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