Mitnick: 10 Overseas Players Who Can Help NBA Playoff Teams

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overseasNBA playoff teams in need of help can still find a difference maker before the deadline arrives for setting postseason rosters.

All they need to do is look overseas.

With the playoffs less than a month away, and the trade deadline and “February free agency” in the distant past, NBA teams are typically left to rely on the D-League to provide injury replacement players at this point of the season.

With players needing to have been released by their previous NBA team by March 1 to be playoff-eligible, there is a limited market of guys who can sign to fill in for an injured player. One month ago, a team like the Clippers could make a big upgrade, as they did in signing Danny Granger and Glen Davis.

However, at this stage in the game it becomes a little more tricky – unless you cast a wider net.

With the Chinese CBA Finals coming to a close and many European league regular seasons winding down, there is a market of high-level players who have not played in the NBA this season and are eligible for the NBA playoffs.

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Where Are They Now? From Juan Dixon to Gerry McNamara


Last week, we offered you a glimpse at the stars of yesteryear and where they are today. From Jonny Flynn to Gilbert Arenas, we tracked down some of the names you may have forgotten.

This week, we have more of the same — lost gems, and players we believed would be something more than they’ve ended up.

Regardless of what they’re doing, we’re here to answer a question. The only question that matters.

Where are they now?

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