Whats your guys take on the Becky Hammon controversy?
Screw USA Basketball.
Anne Donovan is simply scared crapless that she'll play for Russia and show up the committee/coaches who dissed her.
Runner-up in MVP voting last season and doesn't get an original invite to the ahem, "try-outs"?
Screw that. Someone says, come and play for us and we'll give you a chance to show them what they skipped out on, I do it.
I'm probably dead-wrong on some of the facts here, don't follow it enough, but I'm ashamed they are calling her a "traitor".
She's a basketball player who wants to play on that stage (Olympics).
Make some of the younger "stars" wait their turn, She should have been an automatic call for the tryout process if nothing else.
I'm as "rah-rah for the good old USA" as anyone on the planet, but it's wrong, imo, to try to make her out to be some Benedict Arnold over this.
First off, I'm not for the change in Oly rules allowing professionals to play