Is "Draft And Stash" Part Of Tomas Satoransky's NBA Future On Draft Night?

From the Czech Republic, to Spain and now a projected second round pick, Tomas Satoransky has impressed some NBA front offices who love his potential as a guard and view the 20-year old as a long-term project.

Back to Spain or taken in the second round.

These are pretty much the two future options for Tomas Satoransky.

The funny thing is, they may be one in the same by the end of the 2012 NBA Draft in two weeks.

Satoransky, a projected second rounder, is believed to be considering playing one more season in Spain even as his NBA pre-draft workouts continue and are drawing solid feedback.

It just might be the best of both worlds for Satoransky if an NBA teams opts to draft and stash him back in Europe by taking a flier on the second round prospect.

Last Sunday, the 6-foot-7, 201 guard from the Czech Republic who has played for Cajasol Sevilla in Spain's ACB League the past three seasons (he averaged 4.8 points in 17 minutes per game last season), worked out for the Golden State Warriors a day prior to deciding to keep his name in the NBA Draft. It was part of a workout plan that previously included workouts with the Washington Wizards and Cleveland Cavaliers.

And even with thoughts on returning for another season overseas lingers, the show goes on for Satoransky.

On Wednesday, Satoransky participated in a workout for the Milwaukee Bucks along with Terrance Jones (Kentucky) , Perry Jones III (Baylor), Arnett Moultrie (Mississippi State), JaMychal Green (Alabama) and Larry Anderson (Long Beach State).

Development - that's what appears most important to Satoransky when it comes to picturing being selected in the draft, and considering the teams that have him on their radar the feeling is equally mutual.

Satoransky -- who also represents the Czech National team -- plays point guard but the long-term plan would be to develop his game into a shooting guard as well. He has the size to compete as a two-guard in the NBA, but at this point in his young career he's basically missing the experience and aggressive factors in playing off the ball at the two at the NBA level.

For the second season in a row, the 20-year old stood out among the collective European roster at the Adidas Euro Camp in Terviso Italy and made another lasting impression right after participating in the draft combine in Chicago. From that point on the NBA workouts fell into place and will continue on Friday with a call-back.

Satoransky will again be part of the pre-draft workouts with the Wizards that is also schedule to include Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Austin Rivers and Terrence Ross this time around. This will be his second workout with the Wizards who own one second round pick -- 31st overall.

Conversely, the Warriors have three second round picks at 30, 35 and 52.

According to various mock drafts, Satoransky is projected to go late in the second round and that forecast seems pretty spot on.

What remains to be seen is, will he be drafted and stashed by an NBA team or return to Spain without hearing his name called on draft night.

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