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Henk Norel - PF, 6'10, 230
Signed in Spain - Signed with Gipuzkoa
       Date of birth: 09/17/1987
       Country: Netherlands
     Drafted (NBA): 47th pick, 2009
     Out of: DKV Joventut (Spain)
  NBA Experience: 0 years
  Hand: Right

4th August, 2007 Spain Loaned by Joventut Badalona to Alicante Costa Blanca for one season.
2009 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 47th overall by Minnesota.
26th July, 2012 Spain Signed a three year contract with Zaragoza.
24th May, 2015 Spain Re-signed by Zaragoza to a two year contract.
4th August, 2017 Spain Signed a two year contract with Gipuzkoa.
When: Where:
August 2005 - June 2012 Joventut Badalona (Spain)
July 2012 - June 2017 Zaragoza (Spain)
August 2017 - present Gipuzkoa (Spain)
From blog:

   An Unnecessarily Exhaustive Guide To The NBA Prospects Of The Unsigned NBA Draft Picks

Henk Norel (47th pick, 2009)

- Norel's development had a pretty enormous bump in the road in January, when he tore his ACL. Up until that point, he was having quite a good year, averaging 6.4 points and 4.8 rebounds in 18 mpg in ACB play for DKV Joventut Badalona. By the time he gets healthy again, Norel will be 24, and still somewhat underdeveloped in his skill set. If the injury proves to have robbed him of any mobility or hustle, then that's the death knell.

Chances of making the NBA expressed as an arbitrary percentage: 8.425%

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   Where Are They Now, 2010; Part 48

- Henk Norel

Timberwolves draft pick Norel is still with DKV Joventut, even if Ricky Rubio isn't. He is averaging 5.1 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.7 fouls in 11 minutes per game in the ACB, alongside 4.2 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.7 fouls in 10 minutes per game in the Eurocup. He is still more about running about than skill.

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   2017 NBA Manifesto

Henk Norel - 47th pick, 2009
Having a successful ACB career based around popping up in the right place at the right time. Picks and rolls, slips, cuts, throws some Schenscher hooks, goes to the glass, moves his feet, fouls when he has to. A smart player. But without NBA speed, strength or skills, he is in the right league for his skill set, and the NBA would be the wrong one.

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Signed in Spain


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