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Lauri Markkanen: “It was always a dream, but I still don’t realize I’m playing” in the NBA

The impressive young talent Lauri Markkanen tells us how he fell in love with the game of basketball and what it feels like to have achieved the dream of a lifetime: playing in the NBA. Even though, when he was 5-6 years old, he told his brother he would become a NBA star, he is still incredulous. “It was always a dream, but I still don’t realize I am playing here”. The Finnish 7-footer’s first game in the temple of basketball, Madison Square Garden, is a huge success: he seals the Chicago Bulls’ victory in double overtime with career-high 33-points. Watch our interview!

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