Retin Obasohan: “I obviously thank God for the genetics I have”

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Belgium’s Retin Obasohan reacts to Goran Dragic saying he’s the “strongest” player he’s ever faced and also talked about how his physicality affects the referee’s approach to his game, via Eurohoops:

“I found that sometimes that’s a benefit and also a downside. When you’re kind of built like me –  I obviously thank God for the genetics I have – but sometimes it’s a disadvantage because the referees think I can take everything. At the end of the day, basketball is a game of finesse and touch. Especially when you are in a situation you’re trying to finish plays and you get hit. That messes up your ability to finish a play. But at the same time, I’m not gonna complain. These are the shoulders I’m born with and I love them. So I’m going to keep making the most out of them,” Obasohan said.

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