Deni Avdija Declares For 2020 NBA Draft
Deni Avdija has declared for the 2020 NBA Draft.
"First of all, the NBA is the best league in the world. There is a lot to learn over there and a lot of experience there," Avdija said. "It's going to be great to take my game to the next level."
Avdija is the No. 5 rated prospect in the draft, according to ESPN. Avdija plays for Maccabi Tel Aviv and is averaging 7 points, 4 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 19 minutes per game.
Avdija declined to make comparisons between himself and any potential NBA opponents or teammates.
"Listen, I'll tell you honestly, I don't like to be compared to anybody," he told Get Up. "I think each player has his own path and each player has his own skills and things he does good. And I think I just want to be the best Deni I can be. I just don't want people to compare me to anybody. I respect everybody, but I just want to be me."