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Peristeri center Andreas Glyniadakis (r) was surprisingly drafted 58th and last at the 2003 NBA draft by the Detroit Pistons. The Pistons are likely to let the 22-year-old Glyniadakis play one more season in Greece before taking the plunge in the NBA. Having been selected so low, Glyniadakis does not have a guaranteed contract with the Pistons, who will retain their rights to the player for three years. The other Greek draft prospect, Iraklis forward/center Sofoklis Schortsanitis, was chosen an unexpectedly low 34th by the Los Angeles Clippers. Also pictured with Glyniadakis are (l-r) Pistons coach Larry Brown, shooting guard Carlos Delfino of Brazil, forward/center Darko Milicic of Serbia, Detroit’s two other draft choices, and Pistons President Joe Dumars.

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