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Israel's Deni Avdija is back for a third year with the Wizards 

 

October 7, 2022

Israeli basketball forward Deni Avdija answers questions at the Washington Wizards' annual Media Day, Sept. 23, 2022. 

(JNS) - Listening to Deni Avdija answer questions at Washington Wizards Media Day last week provided a reminder of just how much the likable 21-year-old Israeli forward has accomplished-and endured-in his two seasons in the NBA. And he has a lot to look forward to. 

The only Israeli in the NBA is about to kick off season 3 with the Wizards, but first he has to get through a tough four-day training camp, fly to Japan for two preseason games against the Golden State Warriors, overcome a groin injury, and play two additional preseason games on the road-all before the regular season kicks off...



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