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According to the NBA, Antetokounmpo is one of 108 international players from 42 countries and territories on NBA opening-night rosters. The Mavericks have a league-high eight international players.
If Antetokounmpo sees any action for Dallas, he will be the 21st former Flyer to play in the NBA. Here’s the list of the first 20: Bucky Bockhorn (1958-65); Roger Brown (1967-75); Charles Cooke (2017-18); Johnny Davis (1976-86); Henry Finkel (1966-75); Chuck Grigsby (1954-55); Chris Harris (1955-56); Bobby Joe Hooper (1968-69); John Horan (1955-56); Chris Johnson (2012-16); Negele Knight (1990-99); Don May (1968-75); Don Meineke (1952-57); Jim Palmer (1958-61); Jim Paxson Jr. (1979-90); Jim Paxson Sr. (1956-58);; Brian Roberts (2012-17); Donald Smith (1974-75); Sedric Toney (1985-90); and Chris Wright (2011-14).