Basketball has become a global game. Thanks to ambassadors like Dirk Nowitzki and Yao Ming, the sport has been enriched with a healthy dose of international flavor over the past several years or so.
That international flavor is on full display in the men’s basketball competition at the 2012 London Olympics. Hardcore basketball fans would be well advised to keep their eyes on many of the great players who will take the court across the pond and are not wearing a Team USA jersey.
Here are some international NBA players that are poised to intrigue and capture attention in the Olympics.