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Nets signee Mirza Teletovic tearing up EuroBasket qualifying

Vitoria's Bosnian forward Mirza Teletovi

Vitoria’s Bosnian forward Mirza Teletovic scores during the Group A Euroleague basketball match Nancy vs Vitoria on October 27, 2011 at Jean Weille gymnasium in Nancy, Eastern France. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN (Photo credit should read JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

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When the Nets signed Mirza Teletovic this summer, most of America shrugged. If they noticed at all.

But followers of international basketball applauded the move. Teletovic is a stretch four with a very quick release, but also a mean streak that has him defending hard and banging bodies inside.

That shot tearing up EuroBasket qualifying going on right now — Teletovic is averaging 25.7 points and 6.2 rebounds a game for Bosnia and Herzegovina so far, reports

Now, those are sort of like Summer League numbers, don’t put too much stock in them. But it’s another sign the Nets may have some scoring punch off the bench this season.

Of course, scoring points isn’t going to be the Nets problem. The other end of the floor… we’ll see.