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Gery Woelfel: Jason Kidd said he plans to bring Greg Monroe and Michael Carter-Williams off the bench; Let the games begin.
Jason Kidd mentioned that: “I know his character. His biggest motivation is basketball itself. He wants to become a top NBA player who will succeed with the Bucks. That’s what he’s thinking about. He is dedicated and works hard to improve everyday.”
But what has been forgotten is the number of NBA players who passed on those Athens Games. Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’Neal, Kevin Garnett, Tracy McGrady, Paul Pierce, and Jason Kidd all elected not to play, leaving Iverson on an island. “That was a very touchy situation for me because when everybody didn’t end up going, me and Tim Duncan went,” Iverson said. “We went to represent our country. That’s no shot at the guys that didn’t go. I totally understand why they didn’t. I totally understand and all of them remain my friends. I still have the utmost respect for all of those guys. But me and Tim went.”