Iran: NBA Succeeds Where Bush Administration Failed

The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control granted NBA teams clearance to negotiate with Iranian center Hamed Ehadadi.

“The NBA sent out an email to executives late Wednesday afternoon informing its 30 teams they were free to enter into negotiations with the 7-foot-2 Iranian Olympian, as well as one of his teammates on Iran’s national team: guard Mohammadsamad Nik Khahbahrami.”

The NBA had originally advised teams that it would be illegal to engage in business dealings with Ehadadi.

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