Thread: Roko Ukic..
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Old 06-08-2006, 11:53 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by Chamberlain
Last year a lot of mock drafts had him going #16 to the Raptors, so obviously a lot of scouts like his game and potential. For some reason though something kept him from going untill sometime in the second round, I forget what number he was picked.

Last year, Ukic went at #41. He wasn't picked till the end of that because of his poor play in workouts. But since he wants to come back according to the article, Toronto can buyout the contract and have him over in time for the Summer League.

Slokar is another story. They are thinking of keeping him in Europe for another season so that he can improve his back to the basket skills. They also need him to improve on his physicality when it comes to the offensive end and defensive end. And with the European leagues such as the Euroleague, it is very aggressive. So here we go with our new improved team.
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