Archive for Wednesday, October 30, 2002

Foreign players set record

October 30, 2002


— A record 67 international players are on NBA rosters for the start of the season, led by the Dallas Mavericks with five. The league said Tuesday the players active and injured were from 35 countries and territories. There were international players on 27 of the 29 teams. Last season, there were 52 international players on opening day rosters. In the 1984-85 season there were 10.

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