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The 30 best international players in the NBA today


It's an international game these days, as everyone keeps reminding us, and a look at the past few MVP winners in the NBA only reinforces that point. Would you believe that in the past six seasons, only one MVP was born in the 50 United States?

This year will make it two out of seven -- all the leading contenders are American -- but it underscores the point that this has been the decade of the internationals in pro basketball.

And with that in mind, it's time to revisit last year's list of the top 30 international players.