Originally Posted by Euroleague
Yeah that damn Spain stealing Ibaka from Congo. Spain must have learned it from USA that stole Ewing from Jamaica, stole Olajuwon from Nigeria, and stole Seikaly from Greece.
Spain is simply learning from the USA.
Patrick Ewing moved to the US when he was 12 and had lived in the USA for 17 years before playing in Barcelona, Olajuwon played college ball in the US and lived there for 12 years before playing for the USA. Seikey played college ball in the US, never received Greek citizen ship and lived in the US 12 years before playing for Team US.
Ibaka lived in Spain for a full TWO YEARS!