After a summer of obituaries to a fine basketball team, somehow the Guangdong Tigers will not die. After being blown out by almost thirty points against the Shanxi Dragons in Game 1 of the regular season, it felt safe to finally say the most dominant CBA team of the last decade was done. 669 more words
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If you haven’t already guessed, Chinese basketball is a highly complicated, incredibly political landscape. Yet somehow, the events of the past few days in Guangdong have been especially unprecedented and will be a storyline to follow for the whole of the current CBA season. 1,314 more words
NBA teams have until Monday to trim down their rosters to 15 players before the start of the regular season.
The Los Angeles Lakers have three players fighting for the 15th roster spot; Metta World Peace, Thomas Robinson and Yi Jianlian. 187 more words
Arguably one of the more formidable teams in the west, the Portland Trail Blazers, with a perfect 2-0 preseason record gave the Lakers and their fans a better understanding of just how far along the Lakers truly are. 511 more words
Yi Jianlian is ready to come back to the NBA for the 2nd time.
After being drafted sixth overall by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 2007 NBA Draft, Yi Jianlian did not meet expectations. 186 more words