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Cleveland Cavaliers general manager Koby Altman was spotted scouting 18-year-old Real Madrid shooting guard Luka Doncic on Thursday during Euroleague play.
Doncic is projected to be a top five pick in next year’s draft. The Cavs acquired the Brooklyn Nets’ first round pick in 2018 in the Kyrie Irving deal.
Cavs GM Koby Altman is in Israel scouting and taking notes on Real Madrid's Luka Doncic. Cleveland own Brooklyn's pick, currently projected at #6.
— David Pick (@IAmDPick) November 9, 2017
Doncic, 6-foot-7, is currently averaging 21.6 points per game for Real Madrid.
ESPN draft experts have said Doncic is widely considered a potential top overall pick, but scouts have concerns on whether he is athletic enough to defend his position as well as create his own shot.