Bonner not playing in Turkey


San Antonio Spurs’ forward, Matt Bonner, will not be playing for the Canadian basketball team at the world championship later in Turkey this month.

Former Raptor Matt Bonner, now a member of the San Antonio Spurs, wanted desperately to play for his adopted country in Turkey, but that’s not likely going to happen because the federal government has yet to grant him citizenship — even though Bonner and Canada Basketball have done everything in their power toward that goal. (source

So breathe easy Spurs fans. No need to worry about another Spurs player going down with an injury. A few days ago Spurs’ center, Tiago Splitter, suffered a contusion playing for Brazil at the Super Four Tournament but after an MRI, the injury was not serious.

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