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Los Angeles Lakers General Manager US Mitch Kupchak attends the Israeli Winner League match between Maccabi Tel Aviv and Hapoel Jerusalem to observe Maccabi Tel Aviv's Croatian player Dragen Bender (unseen) at the Pais Arena in Jerusalem on March 21, 2016. Dragan Bender's name is not yet well known beyond hardcore basketball fans, but that may soon change. Bender, currently playing for Israeli club Maccabi Tel Aviv, is expected to be highly sought after by US professional basketball teams in the coming months. / AFP / THOMAS COEX (Photo credit should read THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Lakers General Manager US Mitch Kupchak attends the Israeli Winner League match between Maccabi Tel Aviv and Hapoel Jerusalem to observe Maccabi Tel Aviv's Croatian player Dragen Bender (unseen) at the Pais Arena in Jerusalem on March 21, 2016.

Dragan Bender's name is not yet well known beyond hardcore basketball fans, but that may soon change. Bender, currently playing for Israeli club Maccabi Tel Aviv, is expected to be highly sought after by US professional basketball teams in the coming months.
 / AFP / THOMAS COEX        (Photo credit should read THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)