EuroBasket 2015: NBA Players Come to Europe to Defend their Home Countries
3 years ago
Professional basketball players from across the globe are gathering in Europe for EuroBasket 2015. With tip-off in two days, teams and fans are making their way to the four host countries – Croatia, Germany, Latvia and France – for the tournament. Some of these players had a long trip from the arenas of their NBA teams to the EuroBasket arenas.
With eighteen NBA teams being represented there will be no dearth of talent. France can attest to this. Seven of the twelve players on the French national team play in the NBA. With a stacked roster France has been consistently in the top five teams in FIBA’s power rankings. But will the NBA talent bring the gold to France? Its still early to tell and a long road is headed of all teams hoping to compete in the EuroBasket 2015 championship game.