Biography: With few true centers considered to be legitimate pro prospects in any given draft, Raduljica has a shot to be selected in the first round because he has an attractive skill set to go along with an NBA-ready body. He entered last year's draft but pulled out, in part because he had received only limited minutes with his pro team in Serbia, FMP Zeleznik. Now he's among the top centers on draft boards after a season in which he became more of the focus, averaging 13.7 points and 6.4 rebounds in the Adriatic League. Raduljica was even more dominant early in the Serbian League this spring with averages of 18.5 points and 8.3 boards through six games. Fairly mobile for a player of his size, Raduljica is a good finisher on the break and has a very strong post-up game along with a nice shooting touch - he makes better than 75 percent of his free throws. What also separates him from most 7-footers is that he's a solid passer, particularly out of the double team. As with many European big men, the greatest concern for NBA scouts is his inferior defensive ability. He often appears timid guarding men of his size and lacks aggressiveness, something that also limits his contributions on the glass. Raduljica does have some experience against a higher caliber of competition, facing the Lakers' Pau Gasol among others as a reserve for Serbia's silver medal-winning team at the 2009 European Championships.
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