Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, right, goes up for a dunk as Denver Nuggets forward Jan Vesely, of the Czech Republic, defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33), of Spain, blocks a shot by Denver Nuggets forward Jan Vesely, of the Czech Republic, in the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Lance Murphey)
Washington Wizards forward Trevor Ariza, left, hangs from the rim after dunking as Denver Nuggets forwards Darrell Arthur, center, and Jan Vesely, of the Czech Republic, look on in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Denver on Sunday, March 23, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Rookie forward Jan Vesely plays with a high-energy, maximum-effort style that is favored by new Wizards coach Randy Wittman. Vesley is averaging 2.6 points and 2.9 rebounds in 13 games. (Associated Press)
Washington Wizards' Rashard Lewis (9), Jan Vesely (24), and Nick Young (1) celebrate as Charlotte Bobcats' Kemba Walker (1) and Boris Diaw (32) walk off the court after the Wizards' 102-99 win in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Jan Vesely showed his humorous side when asked at a news conference if he was the European Blake Griffin. "Yeah, I think so," he said of being compared to the Los Angeles Clippers' All-Star dunk specialist. (Pratik Shah/The Washington Times)
Jan Vesely, shown with NBA commissioner David Stern, has been compared to Dallas' Dirk Nowitzki and Utah's Andrei Kirilenko.
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