Multiple reports from Venezuela indicate Greivis Vasquez will have surgery on both ankles during the offseason.
The news is passed along from Bourbon Street Shots, a True Hoop affiliate of the ESPN Network. One report from Venezuela indicates Vasquez will need 12-to-16 weeks for recovery, and it's possible this impacts Vasquez's ability to play in the FIBA tournament in late August. Vasquez dealt with ankle injuries late in the year, but there has been no word on any sort of surgery or procedure to date. Stay tuned, we shouldn't have to wait too much longer to know more.
Larry Sanders is expected to receive an invitation to USA Basketball Select team camp during the summer.
"Just found out I got selected to work out/try out for the USA Basketball Team this summer!" Sanders tweeted. "Such an amazing honor. Glory be to God." It's quite impressive for a guy who was in summer league last season attempting to prove his worth, but his impressive 2012/13 season put him on the national map. Per the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, an official roster is expected to be announced in early June.
Pablo Prigioni disputed a report that his wife wanted to return to Europe next season.
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The New York post reported that Prigioni's wife wanted to return to Europe, but Prigioni disputed that in an interview with Argentine radio. Prigioni is expected to seek a deal in the one-year, $2 million range and could find himself playing outside of New York next season.