National basketball player Maxi Kleber makes participation in the Olympic qualification tournament for Germany dependent on the state of his body.
“I got in with the guys Germany talked, of course. We have to see, I was playing with syringes, “said Glue one day after the playoff-out of Dallas Mavericks in the NBA.
The 29-year-old from Würzburg recently had problems with the Achilles tendon and was before the Mavericks games against them Los Angeles Clippers each questionable. “My body, I want to take care of it first. If it’s not healthy and I don’t feel good, still can’t run, then there is no point in playing. I have to recover first.” He wants to make a decision in the next few days.
In order to secure the Olympic ticket, the team of trainers Henrik Rödl the tournament in Split (June 29th to July 4th) win. Germany meets in the preliminary round Mexico and Russia.
From the German professionals from the NBA Have shown interest in participating Dennis Schröder, Moritz Wagner and Isaac bonga. Will not be there Daniel Theis and Isaiah Hartenstein.
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