Background[edit | edit source]
- Pro basketball player from Brazil
Insights[edit | edit source]
Nene off Brazil's Olympic team[edit | edit source]
Nuggets team doctor Steven Traina sent a letter Friday to the Brazilian Basketball Confederation explaining Nene required more time to recover after treatment for testicular cancer and other injuries.
"This has been a difficult season for me," Nene said. "Not only on the technical side, but the emotional as well."