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23 April 2023

Germany’s Coach Discusses Austin Reaves’ Unresponsiveness to National Team Invitation

Despite recent speculation, it appears that Austin Reaves may not be as keen on joining the German national basketball team as initially thought. Following a successful Eurobasket campaign that resulted in a bronze medal, Coach Gordon Herbert spoke to the German basketball federation website about his recent visit to the United States and the warm reception he received from German NBA players eager to participate in the upcoming FIBA World Cup.

Clarifying Austin Reaves’ Situation with the German National Team

However, Coach Herbert provided some clarity on the situation involving the Lakers’ rising star, Austin Reaves. There had been rumors that Reaves was in the process of obtaining a German passport and was interested in representing the German national team, playing alongside his Lakers teammate Dennis Schroder.

It turns out, according to Herbert, that this may have been wishful thinking.

Coach Herbert’s Unanswered Attempts to Contact Reaves

In an interview, Herbert revealed that he had contacted Reaves more than a year ago, but communication had been minimal since then. “I had a brief conversation with him at that time, and some additional discussions with his agent. However, it wasn’t clear if he would play for us. Later, I saw in the media that he was reportedly eager to play for Germany,” Herbert said.

This prompted Herbert to attempt reaching out to Reaves while he was in the US meeting with Schroder. Unfortunately, his efforts were unsuccessful. “I tried contacting Austin via text message and phone call, but I never got a response,” the coach explained.

Nick Weiler-Babb as Germany’s Likely Naturalized Player for FIBA World Cup

Considering these developments, it seems highly probable that Bayern’s Nick Weiler-Babb will be selected as Germany’s naturalized player for the upcoming FIBA World Cup, representing the country on the global stage.

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