Besides the passion and excitement of players representing their countries, international basketball is fun for basketball junkies looking to learn more about players who might be headed to an NBA court near them.
Let's take a look at 10 such players who have stood out during EuroBasket 2015, which continues Friday with Serbia and Lithuania squaring off to earn a spot in Sunday's final against Spain and clinch a berth in the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Unsigned draft picks
Tomas Satoransky, Czech Republic (NBA rights: Washington Wizards)
Satoransky, taken 32nd overall by the Wizards in 2012, said this summer he plans to come to the NBA for the 2016-17 season. If so, his EuroBasket performance might have raised the price tag. Satoransky averaged 14.1 points, 5.7 rebounds and 8.1 assists as the Czech Republic reached the quarterfinals, showcasing both impressive athleticism and surprising 3-point range (10-of-27, 37.0 percent).