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Antetokounmpo says would swap NBA MVP award for World Cup title

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo has said he would swap his NBA most valuable player award for a FIBA Basketball World Cup title.
"I would exchange the MVP title for the gold medal in China," the 24-year-old told the FIBA Basketball website in an interview ahead of the World Cup in China starting August 31.

Vassilis Spanoulis among 10 European players who failed in NBA (photos)

Many European basketball players have a dream to make it big in arguably the greatest league in the world, the NBA. But it is not an easy transition, as there are a number of obstacles to overcome. Site fadeawayworld.com listed the top 10 European players who failed to leave their mark on the NBA.