Finland a Basketball Hotspot? Don't Laugh, Check Out Arizona's Star Forward

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Finland a Basketball Hotspot? Don't Laugh, Check Out Arizona's Star Forward

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Growing up in hockey-obsessed Finland, star Arizona freshman Lauri Markkanen fondly remembers staying up late to watch the 2009 NBA Finals on television at the age of 12. He fawned over Kobe Bryant, even though he preferred LeBron James, finding a way to consume American basketball whenever it aired in his home country.

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