As we count down the days to the start of NBA training camps, many of us lament the absence of real basketball news from our lives.
But guess what?
The most prestigious continental tournament in the world is taking place as you read this, as Eurobasket ’13 is underway in Slovenia.
Bunch of guys you never heard of? Not at all. There are 27 NBA players competing in the tournament, a bunch more Eurostash players whose draft rights are held by NBA teams, and there are the usual FIBA oddities such as Mike Fratello coaching Ukraine with an American point guard, Pooh Jeter, at his disposal.