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Steve Nash

Check out Canadian guard Steve Nash in our action photo gallery featuring the NBA's international players!


Ilgauskas Chats Monday
7-3 Lithuanian center Zydrunas Ilgauskas of the Cavs, the MVP of the Schick Rookie Game, will tip off's International Week with a live chat Monday at 2 p.m. ET.

  R E L A T E D
International Week mailbox: e-mail a question to German native Detlef Schrempf of the Sonics.

International Week Theater
Sample an entertaining potpourri of multimedia in the International Week theater, including video clips of international players in action and of international NBA TV programs, as well as audio NBA game calls in multiple languages!

   A U D I O
Listen to Indiana's Dutch center Rik Smits deposit a wicked dunk over Miami's P.J. Brown from two different perspectives:
Italian: 227k wav | RealAudio
Scandinavian: 302k wav | RealAudio


 Global Game
index page

 International players in the NBA:
Statistical directory

 International leagues at a glance

 Major international basketball tournaments

 1998 Women's World Championship draw announced

 NBA Store to open in New York

 NBA, Hard Rock Cafe announce global alliance

 1998 International Events Calendar

Thursday Chats  Voice of the Global Fan  World Championship of Basketball 
It's a day-night chat doubleheader on Thursday:

11 a.m. ET: Serbian center Vlade Divac of the Hornets

10 p.m. ET: Australian center Chris Anstey of the Mavericks 

Let us know what you think:
POLL: Pick your All-Time "Global Dream team"

POLL: Who should get the last two spots on the U.S. World Championship team?

FORUM: Give us your "scouting report" on up-and-coming international players! 

Athens, Greece will host a field of 16 nations from July 29-August 9 for the 1998 FIBA World Championship of Basketball.

 Preview information:
Official draw | Schedule
USA roster | Coach Rudy T
Training camp schedule 
About USA Basketball 

   Canadian Red & Bahamas Teal
Versatile Lakers forward Rick Fox considers both Canada and the Bahamas his home.

   R E L A T E D
Fox answers fan e-mail in the Logo Athletic Mailbox of the Week.


WNBA's International Flavor
The league has seen several successful international players in its short existence.

NBA International Week Trivia
Try your hand at our first set of International Week trivia questions pertaining to the NBA's international players.

  R E L A T E D
Test your knowledge of the global game in a special International Week edition of Live Trivia Thursday at 4 p.m. ET!

Worldwide Access
Welcome to the thoroughly modern NBA, where technology brings the game to fans all over the world.

Global NBA Programming
During the 1997-98 NBA season, over 600 million households in 191 countries worldwide, on 116 telecasters, can watch international NBA programming on television.

International Reference Desk
Metric conversion chart
FIBA vs. NBA rules
Multi-language basketball glossary

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