Nene Won’t Play in Olympics
Denver Nuggets forward Nene will not play for Brazil in Olympic qualifying next month.
Nuggets team doctor Steven Traina sent a letter Friday to the Brazilian Basketball Confederation explaining Nene required more time to recover after treatment for testicular cancer and other injuries.
"This has been a difficult season for me," Nene said. "Not only on the technical side, but the emotional as well." [Cleveland Plain Dealer]