2012 Summer Olympics: Power Ranking Best NBA Players on International Teams

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2012 Summer Olympics: Power Ranking Best NBA Players on International Teams
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This isn't the NBA anymore.

Just ask Tony Parker. After having the finest season of his career with the San Antonio Spurs, the Frenchman struggled in his first two games of Olympic play. He then had a brilliant, 27-point outing against Lithuania, but there's no question he's been disadvantaged by a freak night-club injury that kept him off the court for a few weeks.

You can also ask Jianlian Yi, who was sparingly used by the Dallas Mavericks last season.

He's certainly made an international name for himself by leading China's basketball team in just about every possible way.

The Summer Olympics are a different beast, and one with an incredibly small sample size to be evaluated.

Nevertheless, through the first three games of preliminary round competition, here's how the NBA's best playing for their home countries are stacking up against one another.

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