Today, Kevin Durant is expected to confirm that he is withdrawing from the USA’s world cup squad. Its less than a month until the team fly out to Spain to humour the rest of the world – or so they thought.
Durant will join Blake Griffin and Paul George, who will also be abstaining this year. This puts the worlds number two team – Spain – in a slightly less shit position. The Gasol Brothers – two NBA veterans with all-star experience – will be rubbing their hands together like Boris Johnson in a brothel as they contemplate leading their team out onto the court later this month.
They’ll be joined by the Bond Villain and NBA star Serge Ibaka, not to mention Jose Calderon and Ricky Rubio. Here is a picture of Pau Gasol’s hand that we promise we took: