The 25 Worst Foreign Players in NBA History

13. Vassilis Spanoulis

Stats: 2.7 PPG 0.7 RPG 0.9 APG
Teams: Rockets
Career: (2007)
Country: Greece

After a lengthy buy-out process, the Houston Rockets finally brought "Euro Kobe" to the league in 2006. Euro Kobe? Shows how crap the European leagues are then. He initially made Jeff Van Gundy's rotation, but quickly had a falling out with the coach, who criticized his turnovers and poor outside shooting. Van Gundy even unleashed this gem of a quote: "(Spanoulis) says, 'I was [Tracy] McGrady back home.' Great. McGrady is McGrady here." After one season and 32 games played, Spanoulis fled back to Europe.

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