Eurobasket 2011 - Aug 31 - Sep 18

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Re: Eurobasket 2011 - Aug 31 - Sep 18 

Post#101 » by morol » Mon Sep 19, 2011 5:16 pm

Rasho Brezec wrote:Like I've said above, the rule would apply for naturalized citizens only. Otherwise, it would be (Please Use More Appropriate Word).


It guides us all the way back to my first post - FIBA has no power to claim that a naturalized citizen is somehow lesser than a born one - it's up to the countries and their respective governments. If someone gets Spanish citizenship he's 100% Spanish, with voting rights and everything else that comes with it. The rule you're proposing would get crushed in any civil court for being discriminative.
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Re: Eurobasket 2011 - Aug 31 - Sep 18 

Post#102 » by Rasho Brezec » Mon Sep 19, 2011 9:15 pm

FIBA is already doing that. Hence the limit of one naturalized player per team.
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