Spain and Russia finished second and third in Olympics basketball this year, behind team USA. These teams carry parts of the reason why Blake Griffin wasn’t a part of team USA.
To avoid a full scale international war.
Story of two dreamers who traveled to USA, land of opportunity, in search of name and fame.
Pau Gasol, Spaniard.
2.9 million views.
Meet Timofey Mozgov, Russian.
4.9 million views. Even the Russian’s teammate almost high fived Blake.
Much like Rocky traveling to Russia, Blake goes for blood for his country.
Blake Griffin has a tendency to go thermo-nucelar on international players. Wisely USA left him out of this Olympics.
Although this Italian wasn’t in the Olympics:
1.9 million views. Some irrational need to destroy every international player he meets, Blake has.