One of my European scout friends talked to a scout from the NBA at the Euroleague Final Four. The Knicks own the NBA draft rights to Georgios Printezis. Printezis hit the game winning shot to clinch the Euroleague championship.
The European scout said that they talked about both Spanoulis and Printezis and said that NBA teams definitely have interest, especially in Spanoulis. This is what was said,
On Georgios Printezis:
"After how he played at the final four and hitting that game winning shot, it was really great to see how well he played. He's a free agent, but he would like to sign a long term extension with Olympiacos. But he would also like to take a shot at playing in the NBA.
He's a very impressive player. His basketball IQ is extremely high and the way he runs his team as a point guard is really impressive. The way he plays in big games and big moments was quite impressive. He was so calm and so composed out there. He's incredibly clutch and a terrific decision maker. There is no doubt in my mind that he can really help a lot of NBA teams.
Spanoulis to Printezis, to win the Euroleague 2012 championship:
Vassilis Spanoulis 2012 Euroleague Final Four MVP:
Spanoulis became just the 4th player in Euroleague history to win more than one Final Four MVP, the most prestigious award in European club basketball.
Toni Kukoc - 3x (1990, 1991, 1993)
Dejan Bodiroga - 2x (2002, 2003)
Dimitris Diamantidis - 2x (2007, 2011)
Vassilis Spanoulis - 2x (2009, 2012)