Via NY Times (Finger point to Jared Zwerling)
“You can’t teach what he has — body, size and athletic ability,” said Tony Ronzone, the director of international player personnel for USA Basketball. “They’re hard to find in the world.”
“I think it’s going to be easier for him in the N.B.A. than in Europe,” Blatt said. “He’s not going to have to be a lead player, and they’ll probably put him in a small area of the game where he has to pick and cut or run the break hard, which he does extremely well.
“Still, it’s going to be a big adjustment for Timofey.”
Total coach or “scout” speak when one says “you can’t teach” something. He’s very athletic and aggressive at his size. That said, flopping is
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