Deni Avdija, born on September 29, 2001), whose hometown is Maccabi, Tel Aviv, Israel, was selected by the Washington Wizards with the 9th overall pick in the first round of the 2020 draft. Avdija is a small forward. He is tall, has a very high basketball IQ, has a wide vision, and has a certain shooting threat.
On November 5, 2017, Avdija signed a six-year contract with Maccabi Tel Aviv to start his career. In the Israeli league, Avdiya averaged 14.5 points and 5.3 rebounds per game. 2.5 assists. In the 2019-20 season, he played for Maccabi Tel Aviv in the Israeli League. Denis Avdija won the Israeli League Championship with the team and became the youngest MVP of the Israeli League. In the Europa League, Avdija averaged 4 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 14.3 minutes per game.