I love this (globalized) game
Here’s my excuse to blog about basketball. The NBA playoffs this year are not only must-see, but they’re a showcase for global talent. This has been true for years, but it’s worth pointing out anyway. I mean, the Most Valuable Player for the 2nd straight year is Steve Nash, a Canadian born in South Africa. ...
Here's my excuse to blog about basketball. The NBA playoffs this year are not only must-see, but they're a showcase for global talent. This has been true for years, but it's worth pointing out anyway. I mean, the Most Valuable Player for the 2nd straight year is Steve Nash, a Canadian born in South Africa. (In my view the MVP should have gone to German Dirk Nowitski.) Here are some of the foreigners in the current rounds of play:
|Dallas Mavericks||vs.||San Antonio Spurs|
|Dirk Nowitski (Germany)||Tony Parker (France)|
|DeSagana Diop (Senegal)||Manu Ginobili (Argentina)|
|Beno Udrih (Slovenia)|
|Rasho Nesterovic (Slovenia)|
|Fabricio Oberto (Argentina)|
In the other Western Conference semi-final (game 6 in progress right now):
|Phoenix Suns||vs.||L.A. Clippers|
|Steve Nash (South Africa/Canada)||Vladimir Radmanovic (Bosnia)|
|Boris Diaw (France)|
|Leandro Barbosa (Brazil)|
Over in the Eastern Conference (winner plays Miami):
|Carlos Delfino (Argentina)||Zydrunas Ilgauskas (Lithuania)|
|Anderson Varejao (Brazil)|
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