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Heat draft Serbian forward Nikola Jovic with 27th pick

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The Miami Heat select Serbian forward Nikola Jovic at No. 27. Jovic, 19, began his basketball career late, after first excelling in water polo. The Heat did not hold a second-round pick Thursday, having forfeited a selection due to the signing of Kyle Lowry.
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Heat draft Serbian forward Nikola Jovic with 27th pick

Serbian forward Nikola Jovic has been selected by the Miami Heat with the 27th pick in the NBA draft. The 19-year-old was born in England and moved to Serbia when

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Heat draft Serbian forward Nikola Jovic with 27th pick

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball WriterSerbian forward Nikola Jovic has been selected by the Miami Heat with the 27th pick in the NBA draft. The 19-year-old was born in England and moved to Serbia when he was 9. He has played for Mega Basket in the Serbian league, averaging 11.7 points on 43% shooting in that league this past season. The 6-foot-11, 210-pounder also has some range, shooting 36% from 3-point range for Mega.The post Heat draft Serbian…

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Heat go international, take Serbian forward Nikola Jovic at No. 27 in NBA draft

The Miami Heat took a rare international turn at Thursday night’s NBA draft with the selection of Serbian forward Nikola Jovic at No. 27.The move to the 6-foot-11 outside-shooting big man came as somewhat of a surprise, with leading collegiate prospects such as Ohio State forward E.J. Liddell, Kentucky guard TyTy Washington and Tennessee guard Kennedy Chandler still on the board.“We just think this kid’s a burgeoning talent that you couldn’t pas…

2 months ago·San Jose, United States
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Heat go international, take Serbian forward Nikola Jovic at No. 27 in NBA draft

The Miami Heat took a rare international turn at Thursday night’s NBA draft with the selection of Serbian forward Nikola Jovic at No. 27.The move to the 6-foot-10 outside-shooting forward came as somewhat of a surprise, with leading collegiate prospects such as Ohio State forward E.J. Liddell, Kentucky guard TyTy Washington and Tennessee guard Kennedy Chandler still on the board.Jovic, 19, began his basketball career late, after first excelling …

2 months ago·St Paul, United States
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NBA Draft: With 27th pick, Miami Heat selects Nikola Jovic

The Miami Heat selected Nikola Jović, not to be confused with two-time NBA MVP Nikola Jokic, with the 27th pick during the 2022 NBA Draft on Thursday night.The 19-year-old 6-foot-11-inch forward is moving to the NBA after playing for Mega Mozzart, a Serbian basketball team that belongs to the ABA Adriatic League.Jović, who was born in England, told reporters Miami is “great” and he loves the weather. He also said the Heat is a perfect fit.“I am…

2 months ago·Miami, United States
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Heat go international, take Serbian forward Nikola Jovic at No. 27 in NBA draft

The Miami Heat took a rare international turn at Thursday night’s NBA draft with the selection of Serbian forward Nikola Jovic at No. 27.The move to the 6-foot-10 outside-shooting forward came as somewhat of a surprise, with collegiate prospects such as Ohio State forward E.J. Liddell, Kentucky guard TyTy Washington and Tennessee guard Kennedy Chandler still on the board.Jovic, 19, began his basketball career late, after first excelling in water…

2 months ago·Boston, United States
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