Blake Griffin, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard, Damian Lillard, Kyle Lowry, Terrence Ross, DeMar DeRozan, Tyson Chandler and Brandon Jennings wanted to participate in a basketball clinic in the Philippines, but the NBA kyboshed that plan.
But when the league wants players to play in an offseason All-Star game in a foreign country, the stance might be different.
Adam Silver has been a proponent of expanding the NBA worldwide, and this could further that objective – while potentially helping a good cause.
Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports:
The Collective Bargaining Agreement specifies rules for offseason charity games, including:
The game is played in the United States or Canada
The Players Association approves the game (which approval shall not…
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