MADRID (EuroBasket) – Toronto Raptors point guard Jose Calderon is hoping to play at a third straight Olympics with Spain.
Los Chicos de Oro can punch their ticket for the London Games by reaching the EuroBasket Final this summer in Lithuania.
"The EuroBasket this year is very important and more so for qualifying for the Olympics, which will make it all the more special,” Calderon said.
“Each year is more complicated because everyone wants to play.
“Moreover, this year you have 24 national teams and it will be beautiful.”Source: Fiba.comCalderon is coming off a strong season in the NBA with the Toronto Raptors.
This means two things. One, this writer didn't watch the 2010/2011 Raptors play much. Two, get ready for another injury plagued campaign for Jose Calderon as his body will have no time to recover.