Originally Posted by RAPMAN
He also rejected playing for Canada for the last 7 years and counting. How does the NBA MVP for 2005 & 2006, 8 time NBA All-Star player, and the best basketball player Canada has ever produced not play for your country. The last time he played for Canada was 2004, his best years was after that time. How would the best player entering his prime not represent their country.
IMHO - because he's paid his dues and now feels that his obligations to his employer are more important. Considering how "good" the teams have been since 2004, I agree with him.