Originally Posted by Rowe
Why woud they sign Spanoulis?
He already came over to the NBA before and hated the thought of ever being a backup. Its the same situation with Navarro & Jasikevicious too. They are so used to being "stars" in Europe that their egos cant permit them to being a minimal credited contributor off the bench.
Navarro actually lost money to play for Memphis (had to pay his buyout clause), and then the team decided to rebuild, trading Gasol. Add to that his family not being happy in the USA (if they ever went there), and then to be that fast to call his ego the reason for him leaving.