Bargnani at the head of the international class

Originally Published: May 23, 2006
By Fran Fraschilla | Special to
Forget draft buzz. Forget first-round promises and contract buyout clauses and raw tools. The biggest question a team should ask when evaluating an international prospect is, "Can he play?"

Here's a first look at my international Top 20 for the 2006 draft (with height, club team, nationality and year of birth):

Fran Fraschilla is a college basketball analyst for ESPN. He formerly was the head coach at Manhattan, St. John's and New Mexico.