Found February 04, 2012 on Midwest Sports Fans:
PLAYERS: Kenyon Martin
TEAMS: Denver Nuggets
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When was the last time FIBA had anything to do with NBA matters? Practically never. The NBA does everything it wants with no input from FIBA publicly until now, apparently. FIBA, the International Basketball Federation has determined that Kenyon Martin is a free agent, owing nothing to any team from China. He does not have any contract obligations at all. The International Federation of Basketball took the decision on Martin’s playing prospects because it has the ultimate responsibility for basketball’s international affairs, similar to FIFA, the International Federation of Soccer or Football as it is known in most parts around the world. Up till now, FIBA has had a limited role in negotiating player transfers from leagues around the world to the NBA, but their role is enhanced now with the emergence of so many other leagues paying top salaries and higher level skilled NBA players going to those markets. Mostly, FIBA is recognized for supplying the rules for the Olympics and for oth...
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