Israeli basketball star Deni Avdija. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

Everyone wants to draft this Israeli phenom, from the IDF to the NBA!

Deni Avdija, 19, is a forward for Maccabi Tel Aviv. So far he has won an MVP title and two gold medals in international tournaments. He is expected to be a top pick in the 2020 NBA draft.

While the Israeli basketball season is on hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, he was drafted by the IDF. Once drafted into the NBA he will serve the rest of his service as an “exceptional athlete” in North America.

Check out Deni’s incredible journey, on and off the court!