A week ago, Toko Shengelia had just arrived in the United States for the first time, escorted around New York by his Georgian teammate, Zaza Pachulia. Although he played well at adidas EuroCamp (video) in June, he was projected in the mid to late second round. The Nets took him at #54, acquiring the pick from the 76ers.
After his agent pressed them, the Nets decided to give the 6'10" forward a shot in summer league. He's on the roster and has been impressive