It’s about that time of year. The NBA doesn’t really have much going on. Trades are minor (Jason Terry to the Rockets). Too early for a bunch of hype. 599 more words
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Ever since Paul George suffered a gruesome leg injury in the USA Basketball Showcase, there have been questions as to whether or not players participating on Team USA should’ve withdrawn to preserve their health or, if they decided to keep playing on Team USA, if they would experience more fatigue this upcoming NBA season.
Over the summer it was reported that Eric Bledsoe turned down an offer that would have netted him a dozen million dollars per season. Potential is one thing, but actual performance should trump all factors. 958 more words
Team USA defeated Serbia to win the 2014 Basketball World Cup (REUTERS/Juan Medina)
By Larry Fine
NEW YORK, Sept 15 (Reuters) – A spate of late withdrawals, a serious injury to Paul George and several marquee names missing appeared to put Team USA under a cloud for the 2014 Basketball World Cup and for future international competition. 630 more words