NEW YORK (CBS SPORTS) – Playing for country has always been said to be one of the greatest honors a professional athlete can have. To wear your country’s colors with the chance to bring home a gold medal and hear your anthem played — there’s no pride greater. But by doing so, players risk injury, add miles onto their bodies and give up a lot of free time. While there’s certainly a lot of upside to playing for country, it’s not all gravy. And because of that, Ray Allen and Dwyane Wade both think there should be some added incentive.
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