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We’ve gotten a lot of news and interviews lately from NBA 3X events, which are put on by the NBA around the world to spread the game of basketball. Several current and former NBA players have been involved, including former San Antonio Spurs defensive-ace Bruce Bowen, who is in Spain.
Bowen did an interview with a local Spanish news outlet while he was there. It seems like he’s having a great time, but he also talked a little basketball.
Bowen easily recognizes, along with many others, the level of talent brought to the table by European basketball players, bringing up names like Serge Ibaka, Ricky Rubio and the Gasol brothers, and that’s just in Spain.
Bowen was also asked to name who will be his successor as a defensive-minded, lockdown kind of player.
“In the area because I love Serge Ibaka played with heart, with passion. It has good defense and is a great blocker,” Bowen said (translated from Spanish). “Also Tyson Chandler. For the exterior, Iman Shumpe...
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