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Chinese NBA player Yi Jianlian signed 1-year contract with CBA team Guangdong Hongyuan

The Chinese NBA player Yi Jianlian, who played for the Washington Wizards in the past season will return to China and rejoin his former team Guangdong Hongyuan Southern Tigers of the Chinese Basketball Association. The Tigers officially confirmed the news on Saturday night. Liu Hongjiang, the general manager of Guangdong Hongyuan told Xinhua that “Yi … Continue reading

Photos: Chinese NBA player Yi Jianlian’s basketball camp officially launched on July 24th

The Washington Wizards power forward, Chinese NBA player Yi Jianlian officially launched his basketball camp in Guangzhou on July 24th. It will continue till July 31st. Following are the latest photos from the camp. The coaches Campers Follow China Sports Business on Twitter @SportsBizChina          

Photos from Yao Ming’s news conference

Yao Ming giving the statement The news conference Yao Ming with NBA officials Yao Ming with his family Yao Ming with friends/guests to the news conference The foreign journalists

Full transcript of Yao Ming’s statement

Via China Daily Hello everyone, leaders, guests, and friends from news media, good afternoon, and thanks for coming. Today is an important day for me. For myself, my basketball career and the personal growth in the future, it has a particular meaning. At the end of last year I broke my left foot for a … Continue reading

Video: Yao Ming Announces His Retirement at Chinese Press Conference

Welcome back home Yao Ming! All the best to your new journey!

The Yao Ming Effect: The end, or a new beginning?

Yesterday, the NBA league announced Yao Ming’s retirement decision, most major U.S. and Chinese media also reported the news quickly. Yao’s agent announced that Yao is giving a news conference in Shanghai on July 20 to talk about “his future career plans.” In the latest reports in English from major media as well as the … Continue reading

LA Times: Kobe Bryant Might Take Part In Exhibition Games In China

LA Times: Kobe Bryant might take part in exhibition games in China  Kobe Bryant and his agent, Rob Pelinka, are trying to put together a tour to China by NBA players, says Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Derrick Williams, who also is represented by Pelinka. The games likely would be played in Shanghai… Continue reading

China Daily: NBA China Boss Upbeat about Future

China Daily: NBA China Boss Upbeat about Future  BEIJING – Despite the absence of hoop icon, Yao Ming, newly-appointed National Basketball Association (NBA) China’s CEO, David Shoemaker, has faith in the sport’s foundation here and has vowed to keep its momentum going. “I don’t see (Yao’s) uncertainty is having a negative impact. In fact, I … Continue reading

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