Record 62 international players to feature in 2018 NBA Playoffs

first_imgCarpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames China’s Zhou Qi is the lone player from Asia who will play in the Playoffs while the continent that has the most representation is Europe, which has 36 of its citizens going to the postseason.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker (9) drives past Dallas Mavericks forward Maximilian Kleber (42) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)It can’t be denied that the NBA has become a global league, and in the coming 2018 playoffs, the Association will feature a record number of international players.Sixty two international players from 33 countries across the 16 teams including France’s Tony Parker, who has the longest active playoff streak of any player, will be on his 17th straight postseason appearance,  will be vying for the Larry O’Brien trophy.ADVERTISEMENT Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast MOST READ Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident LATEST STORIES Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’center_img France and Australia, who has rookie Ben Simmons and 2014 champion Patty Mills, are the most well-represented country with seven players each while Canada, who has Andrew Wiggins, and Spain both have four.Cameroon, which has Joel Embiid, Turkey, Croatia, and Brazil have three players each in the playoff teams.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownIt’s worth noting that the NBA has changed its format of the Rookie-Sophomore game during the All Star Weekend to Team USA vs. Team World.It still features the team’s rookies and sophomores but instead of playing in a team with their draft mates, it now the youngsters from different countries against those from the United States. Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew As a sign of gratitude, Adorador offered coaching gig in UE girls team P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC View commentslast_img read more