Here is one thing you need to understand.
The only difference between NBA players playing overseas and in these exhibition games is it is a bit more competitive overseas, but any time you step on the court you are risking injury.
No matter if it is in Russia or Rucker Park. But you at least in Russia you get paid. Andrei Kirilenko was busted up in a game the other day check out the video.
Looks like he has been boxing with Manny Pacquiao.