South Korean basketball is cutting foreign players down to size

South Korean basketball is cutting foreign players down to size
 

After South Korea's basketball league kicked out a foreign player for being too tall, news reports have since emerged of athletes desperately trying to shrink themselves.
A new height limit imposed on the sport has drawn both controversy and ridicule for its attempt to cut foreigners down to size.
What exactly happened? The Korean Basketball League (KBL) recently angered fans when it announced a significant change in the rules.
Each team in South Korea can have only two foreign players. Starting with the 2018-19 season, one of these players must not be taller than 200cm (6ft 6in), while the... read more

 
13 April 2018 in World News, Views: 54
Source: BBC
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