The Philippines House of Representatives has filed a bill to naturalize JaVale McGee as a Filipino citizen. The goal is to make McGee eligible to play for their national team in the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
McGee just wrapped up his fourth season in the NBA with the Denver Nuggets. He was acquired in a mid-season trade with the Washington Wizards.
The former Wolf Pack center averaged 11.3 points and 7.8 rebounds per game this season. His 2.16 blocked shots ranked second-most in the entire NBA.
He is a restricted free agent this summer.