Lovebroker if you had a brain he was injured prior to the window hence why Brisbane didnt want him to play.
If he had an injury, why didn't Brisbane report it?
This from NZ Herald....
Potter said it was essential for Basketball NZ to call on Vukona and other top players to assist New Zealand in improving their seeding for the World Cup, but noted that had the Bullets management notified them of Vukona's injury, the organisation would likely have allowed him to stay in Brisbane.
....Brisbane didn't inform them of any injury.
NZ played him 21 mins against Lebanon and sent him home along with Pledger (leaving Smith - Milner behind).
Are you 'special'??...they sent him home early out of courtesy to his NBL campaign, not because his was injured. Again quoting NZ Herald below.
We said that if they're fit and they are available then we want them and what we did with Mika and Reuben [Te Rangi] and Alex [Pledger] is we said 'look it's really essential we win one game in this window, we need to have a good team ... what we'll do is we'll take them away for the first game and we'll send them back'.
"We did that out of respect to those three players to let them get back early, let them get back fresh and have them in the best possible condition they could be for their clubs
And if you watch game 1 from opening tip off MV was not his usual self from the start and after a simple drop step signals to the bench late in the first to come out.
Like I said...he got injured in Perth which was after the FIBA series.