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He Tianju and the others: who is (or might be) NBA-ready in the Chinese Basketball Association?

I was, in all honesty, a bit shocked to hear that He Tianju will play Summer League basketball with the Pelicans. Nonetheless, this gives us CBA fans a good opportunity to discuss some young prospects’ chances to make it overseas, and meanwhile NBA fans will get to know a bit more about what’s cooking in the Middle Kingdom. 2,012 more words

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CBA, playoff semifinals: Guangdong vs Beijing.

The eternal saga, the one true rivalry the CBA has to offer nowadays is unto us for another episode.
Another semifinal rendezvous involves the Guangdong Southern Tigers and the Beijing Ducks. 681 more words

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Yi Jianlian Scouting Report

Yi Jianlian is either still 27 years old or already 30, depending on which website you look for the info. Nonetheless, most of his game is still reliant on the athletic ability he possesses in his chiseled seven-feet, 238-pound frame. 648 more words

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CBA All-Star Review (Now Featuring Michael Beasley And A Lot Of Bad Dunks)

Another year, another CBA All-Star weekend that was okay but still probably wasn’t going to make anyone sit up and take notice. Indeed, with Chinese audiences more interested in the country’s soccer team making it three wins in a row in the Asian Cup, the CBA was in the shadows despite basketball being the traditional winter sport of the Middle Kingdom. 945 more words

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Se son rose... - Back from holidays: All-Star lineups, musical chairs and Guangdong's ridiculous streak.

Good to be back after a holiday break (differently from the league, ironically), sad to say goodbye to Jamaal Franklin, big guard who was dominating in Guangsha and is being replaced by Kevin Murphy. 888 more words

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Stephon Marbury Isn't Making New Friends In China- Not That He Cares Anyway

The impression of Stephon Marbury in the West tends to be that he is universally popular in China. This is true to a certain extent in Beijing and the Ducks’ point guard has been well received for trying to live like a local in the capital city. 1,055 more words

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Bridging the Pacific 94 Feet at a Time

The summer between my Junior and Senior years in college (May 2011) I went abroad to China for a month. This was a really amazing experience for me because I studied East Asian History. 1,333 more words

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