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Old 01-19-2011, 02:05 PM   #46 (permalink)

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I think you greedy here. And biased. It's better for your club.
But it's their choice. NT means more than club to them and I respect that.
i can see where TORap is coming from. most definitely.

It's not a question of greed from the fans. It's a question of priorities for the player. Players owe more to the teams that employ them than their national basketball programs. They simply do and i can't imagine anyone can entertain the notion that they don't. If this was an issue at all about greed, then Lithuanian supporters are just as greedy.

All that said, i actually don't think this should even be an issue with Linas. The guy is only 25 and should be able to handle playing for Lithuania. If the wear and tear is really getting to him because of international play, then that is not good.
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