Forward Drew Gooden is half Finnish and has a citizenship in Finland. So Gooden is eligible to play for the Finland national basketball team and according to Jorge Castillo, he plans on playing.
Drew Gooden is indeed planning on playing for Finland in the FIBA World Cup, I'm told. His mom is Finnish. #Wizards
— Jorge Castillo (@jorgeccastillo) August 5, 2014
I’m sure Gooden has just become the best player on Finland’s team. When you’re ranked 39th in the world in basketball, you are going to need all the hell you can get.