Durant out of FIBA World Cup

Team USA suffered another high-profile loss Thursday, although this one was decidedly less frightening: Citing "physical and mental fatigue," Oklahoma City Thunder star and reigning NBA MVP Kevin Durant has pulled out of the FIBA World Cup. Paul George, who sustained a horrific leg injury last week, also will miss the Barcelona tournament, the winner of which earns an automatic bid into the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Do you have a problem with Kevin Durant pulling out of the FIBA World Cup, citing "physical and mental fatigue?"

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  • How much will Kevin Durant's absence hurt Team USA at the FIBA World Cup?

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  • Will Team USA win the FIBA World Cup and earn an automatic bid to the 2016 Olympics?

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  • Has the Paul George injury changed your opinion on whether you want your favorite players participating in international tournaments?

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  • Which of the following would you rather have an important player on your favorite NBA team do in the summer?

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