There are more NBA players than NBA jobs

David Thorpe’s favorite players outside the NBA.

BY DAVID THORPE

It’s fairly safe to say that the NBA employs every one of the world’s top 50 basketball players. After that, it’s a crapshoot. There are plenty of overseas players—and even G-League players—who could help NBA teams nightly. Many were cut from NBA teams, then got better. Others chose to stay overseas. The NBA is full of huge talents who to…

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