Drazen Petrovic, a reserve guard for the Portland Trail Blazers and a former member of the Yugoslav national team, said his country's basketball federation wants him and Laker center Vlade Divac, another Yugoslav, to play in the World Championships in Argentina in August.
"They want me to play in the Goodwill (Games, in July) and the championships," Petrovic said. "They want Divac to play, too. But we play double the number of games here, and I need a rest. I get a little tired. I'd like to stay (in Portland) because I want to play in rookie camp in July."