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Israeli Deni Avdija to make NBA debut

The former player for Maccabi Tel Aviv could become the first international basketball star to come out of Israel.

A potential star Israeli basketball player will make his debut in the National Basketball Association (NBA) tonight. Deni Avdija’s career has been heavily covered in Israeli media, and some think he could be the country’s first international basketball superstar.

Avdija and the Washington Wizards will face the Philadelphia 76ers on the road to open their NBA season.

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