Khem Birch appreciated the opportunity with the Wizards. The former UNLV product also recognized his best chance to make an NBA roster no longer existed in Washington.
Even casual fans probably realize there are lots more NBA players expected in the upcoming World Cup of Basketball then the dozen playing for Team USA.
Whenever the rumor mill stops on Emeka Okafor, the question above all others is clear: Can he still play?
At some point on Saturday, possibly the time you read this, Kevin Love will be a Cleveland Cavalier.