Before Nash, there were only really a couple of players of Note and Nash did not even go to a top College. Now it is very common to see Canadians at schools like Duke, Kentucky, or North Carolina. The majority of NBA Canadians were born in the late 90s.
and we are shit. I don't think it's height. Serbia has ruled European basketball for some time.
It's kinda like baseball where the every european championship has been won by either the Dutch or Italians
It's not easy being a scrawny man in such a country. You're not exactly any woman's first pick (speaking from personal experience). I reckon I'd be an average human in most other (non-African) countries or a giant in Asian ones :)
For example, Kevin Durant has a 7'5" wingspan. Even relatively normal size players like Dwyane Wade have freakishly long wingspans.
For example Bojan Bogdanović is born in Bosnia but if you ask him je Will tell you he is Croatian.
-Hank Beenders (1945-1950) Celtics
-Swen Nater (1973-1985) Bucks/Clippers/Lakers
-Geert Hammink (1993-2004) Magic/Racers/Warriors
-Rik Smits "The dunking dutchman" (1988-2000) (1998 All-Star) Indiana Pacers
-Francisco Elson (1999-2013) Nuggets/Spurs/SuperSonics/Bucks/76ers/Jazz
-Dan Gadzuric (2002-2015) Bucks/Warriors/Nets
Lot more college players though.
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