The American National NBA League (NBA) is the strongest NBA league in the world. It is no wonder that it is an absolute dream for many German players to fly over the big pond and play in one of the best NBA teams in the world. Some talents from the German incubator made the jump and mix in the NBA in the field. The next talent delivery from Germany could soon follow.
- Daniel Theis fights with the Boston Celtics for victory ****
- Franz Wagner-Rookie shows big ****
- Will Hamburg-Talent Hollatz follow? ****
Daniel Theis fights with the Boston Celtics for victory ****
Daniel Theis from Salzgitter, who completed his beginnings in NBA at SG Braunschweig and quickly grew up to the enormous talent, made the leap to the other side of Atlantics in 2017. The German national NBA player signed at the Boston Celtics of the Eastern Conference Atlantic Division And demonstrated his talent without any major problems. In March 2021, around four years later, the 2.04 meter tall center player switched to the Chicago Bulls before hiring the Houston Rockets in the same year. In both cases, however, it was only a short intermezzo, because in February 2022 the Celtics brought him back to Boston.
There the versatile center now plays for the victory of the NBA championship. The regular season is already behind us, so that the top teams now have to assert themselves in the playoffs in order to make it to the top. Theis team plays at the top and even has chances of winning the title. With a view to the current NBA quotas with bookmakers such as LeoVegas, the Boston Celtics are currently in second place in the Favorites with a quota of 3.00 directly behind the Golden State Warriors (2.20) : May 16). Theis plays an important role in the title fight. This also sees coaches Ime Udoka, who declared Theis as a regular center who makes an important contribution in the fight for the championship as a basket protector.
Franz Wagner-Rookie shows big ****
Franz Wagner, Berlin, followed the footsteps of his older brother Moritz Wagner on US soil and wrote down at the University of Michigan in 2019. In the NCAA university school, he quickly showed enormous talent and became the team’s top performer. So it was no surprise that he was selected by a profit team at the NBA Draft 2021: The Orlando Magic chose him in eighth-since Dirk Nowitzki in 1998 he has been the first German player to be among the first ten players at the NBA Draft was selected. In Orlando he now plays alongside his brother Moritz in the Eastern Conference.
Orlando Magic absolutely hit him, because the rookie breaks one record after the other in his debut season at the NBA professionals. 15.7 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 0.9 steals per game, a rookie season record of 38 points and the award for the best league rookie of the Eastern Conference in December are only a selection of its enormous successes in the NBA. So it is no wonder that he was nominated for the NBA All-Star Rising Stars Challenge in February and quickly won the Barry team. Franz Wagner, who was trained at Alba Berlin, attracts everyone’s attention with his enormous rookie success. But will he be able to continue his grandiose performance at Orlando Magic in his second season at Orlando Magic?
Will Hamburg-Talent Hollatz follow? ****
Could the next German player soon take the step into the NBA? In any case, this is the hope of the Hamburg Talent Justus Hollatz, who is targeting the leap into the US league. The Hamburg Towers Guard has registered for the NBA Draft, which will take place this year on June 23. Hollatz shows great performance for both his Hamburg team in the BBL and for the German national team, where he made their debut in the DBB shirt in 2021. With an average of eight points and 5.5 assists, the Towers owner has gotten an enormously strong season.
It is no surprise that there is a great interest in the Hamburger, who was chosen twice for the best young player in the Bundesliga. However, it is still in the stars whether the leap into the NBA will work this year. But even if none of the 30 NBA teams secure the rights to Hollatz, he wants to further improve with the feedback from the scouts. But not only the NBA is possible, because other teams have already expressed interest in the international, whose contract will expire at the towers this summer. Among other things, the top German clubs Bayern Munich and Alba Berlin are said to have thrown an eye on him. What will the future bring for Hollatz? Does he make the leap into the NBA? It will be exciting.
The German NBA talent promotion bears fruit and delivers the NBA star player, who show up greatly in the world’s strongest NBA league.
Daniel Theis is currently struggling with the Boston Celtics for the championship win, Franz Wagner has made a rookie season noble at Orlando Magic and soon tower-player Justus Hollatz could also play the way on American terrain.