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Greivis Vasquez
Greivis Vasquez
Position: G
Born: 01/16/87
Height: 6-6 / 1.98
Weight:211 lbs. / 95.7 kg.
Salary: $5,000,000
He signed with the Nets to contribute, not serve as a rah-rah bench guy or a veteran merely around to help Brooklyn’s younger players. “I’m not done yet. I’m a vet that can produce,” Vasquez said Saturday after practice. “Don’t sleep on me. I work too hard to just be a regular guy that talks in the locker room. I bring leadership, but I’m also going to bring [production], and it’s going to be on the court by playing hard, fouling somebody, hitting a big shot like I did when I was in Toronto.”
That’s the current ongoing situation plaguing the low-income class throughout Venezuela, amid the country’s crippling economic crisis—the worst in its history—that started in early 2014. And with that has come increased youth violence. “We’re going through such a tough time at home,” Greivis Vasquez, the NBA’s only active Venezuelan player, told the NBPA. “A lot of kids, who are 15, 17 years old, control the hoods. They kill, they steal, they don’t do the right thing, they’re doing drugs. We’re going through a really tough time.”
4 weeks ago via NBPA