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2014 CBA All-star Weekend North-South Division Team Rosters

Shaan Price - January 15, 2014
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The rosters for the upcoming CBA All-star weekend have been finalized with fans voting for the team starters.  The starting line-ups were selected by fan balloting across China. Fans had the opportunity to choose their favorite players via social media voting which began on November 25th and […]

2014 CBA All-star Weekend Rising Stars Challenge Team Rosters

Shaan Price - January 15, 2014

The CBA announced the rosters for the Southern Rising Stars and the Northern Rising Stars, a match-up between CBA young players to be held on January 18th.  The participants in the Rising Stars Challenge are rookies and sophomores mixed together from various CBA teams.   Below is the […]

High School Report: Player MENG JingQi MVP of Beijing Div. HS Championship Game

Shaan Price - December 17, 2013

After helping his team claim the Li-Ning League Beijing Divisional High School Basketball Championship on December 17th, Beijing No. 4 High School guard MENG JingQi (6’3″, 1996) was named the Most Valuable Player. MENG JingQi MVP of LiNing Beijing city Championship Asian Cagers Report Player:  MENG JingQi, […]

Youth National Team Report: 3rd FIBA Asia U16 Championship Finals RECAP

Shaan Price - October 5, 2013

October 1, 2013 Quarterfinal Game China vs. Kazakhstan Players to watch: HU JinQiu 29 points 14 rebounds (China) ZHAO YanHao 23 points (China) Alexander DANICHENKO 16 points 7 rebounds (Kazakhstan) China U16 National Team eased past Kazakhstan in the first game of the final round.  Kazakhstan was […]

Youth National Team Report: 3rd FIBA Asia U16 Championship 2nd Round RECAP

Shaan Price - October 1, 2013

September 28, 2013 China vs. Malaysia Players to watch: FU Hao 17 points 16 rebounds (China) HU JinQiu 17 points 9 rebounds (China) FOO Ting Jun 11 points 4 steals (Malaysia) During the first game of the second round China U16 played Malaysia and won convincingly 119:52.  […]

Youth National Team report: 3rd FIBA Asia U16 Championship Preliminary Round RECAP

Shaan Price - September 28, 2013

September 25, 2013 China vs. Syria The 3rd FIBA Asia U16 Championship began on September 25th in Tehran, Iran.  The defending champion, China U16 National Team, defeated Syria in its first game 95:61.  China’s height was too much for Syria as it scored 68 of its points […]

Youth National Team Report: Roster Confirmed for the FIBA Asia U16 Championship

Shaan Price - September 24, 2013
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China U16 National Team and coaching staff The CBA Management Center announced the final roster for the China U16 National Team that will compete in the the 3rd FIBA Asia U16 Championship, hosted by Tehran, Iran from September 25th – October 4th.  All participants must be 16-years-old […]

China National Team Roster Features Youth and Experience For 27th FIBA Asia Championship

Shaan Price - July 30, 2013

Seven Former Olympians Highlight Roster That Includes Five Team China Newcomers Chinese Basketball Association Management Center named the roster for its 2013 China National Team that will participate in the 27th FIBA Asia Championship in Manila, Philippines.   The team will be led by Panagiotis Gianakis, former head […]

2013 Asia Pacific Team Camp Recap

Shaan Price - June 27, 2013

The NBA/Nike Asia Pacific team camp 2013 took place in Nanjing city, China from June 13-16 on the campus of Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA).  The camp hosted 4 junior national teams from Mainland China, New Zealand, Chinese Taiwan, and New Zealand. In the four […]

2013 Nike All-Asia Boys Camp Recap

Shaan Price - June 16, 2013
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From July 8-12, some of Asia’s top 18-under players came to Guangzhou, China for the annual Nike All-Asia camp.  The camp featured 60 young players from China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, New Zealand, and Australia with special guest James Harden, YI JianLian, and Eric […]

2013 Nike International Junior Tournament Day 3 Game Recap

Shaan Price - May 12, 2013

The Chinese U18 National Team lost to Joventut Badalona 75-62 on the 3rd day of the Nike International Junior Tournament.  China compiled a record of 1-2 in Group A, and Joventut finished with a 3-0 record.  Joventut will go on to play the winner of Group B for […]

2013 Nike International Junior Tournament Day 2 Game Recap

Shaan Price - May 11, 2013

The China U18 National Team defeat Lietuvos Rytas 66-57 on Day 2 of the Nike International Junior Tournament (NJIT). With this win they  improved to 1-1 and have a chance to qualify for the title game from Group A.   Leading scorers for the game were 6’1″ point guard XU […]


CBA Qingdao Doublestars Sign Justin Dentmon Shaan Price - July 27, 2014

Li Qiuping, the head coach of the Qingdao Doublestars Basketball Club has picked up Euro-League guard, Justin Dentmon for the 2014-15 CBA Season. Dentmon will be the first foreign player for Qingdao. He is an NBA level guard; he averaged 14ppg while shooting 44% beyond the arc, 3.8rpg, […]

$1.2 million CBA contract for 18-year old Emmanuel Mudiay Shaan Price - July 23, 2014

The Guangdong Southern Tigers have signed a one-year $1.2 million contract with 18-year old Emmanuel Mudiay; this is the largest overseas contract ever for a high school player. He originally intended to begin his college career at Southern Methodist University, but faced eligibility issues so he chose […]

Zhejiang Chouzhou Golden Bulls Sign PF Charles Gaines - July 23, 2014

Zhejiang Chouzhou Golden Bulls signed a 2-year deal with Charles Gaines, a 33 year-old American power forward. He’s 6’7” (201cm) and 233 lbs (106kg) and went to the University of South Mississippi. Gaines previously played three CBA seasons for the Shanxi Zhongyu Brave Dragons (2011-2014), and one […]

Guangxi Rhinos wins the NBL Championship - July 18, 2014

Guangxi WeiZhuang Rhinos 86 – Jiangsu TongXi 64 Guangxi Rhinos swept the Jiangsu TongXi 3-0 in the series to win the National Basketball League (NBL) championship, beating Jiangsu 86-64 in the final game.  Guangxi was in control for most of the game, however Jiangsu was able to […]

Small Forward GAO Shang Named to 17th Annual Nike Hoop Summit Shaan Price - April 3, 2014

Guangdong Southern Tigers 6’6″ small forward GAO Shang was selected to participate in the 17th annual Nike Hoop Summit to be held on April 12th in Portland, Oregon.  He will play for the World Select Team that will feature many of the world’s leading basketball players ages […]

YI JianLian Takes 2013-14 CBA MVP Award Shaan Price - March 6, 2014

Yi JianLian is the 2013-14 winner of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) regular season MVP Award, the league announced before the start of the Playoff game between the Beijing Ducks and Guangdong Southern Tigers. He finished the regular season averaging 23.3 ppg and 12.8 rpg.  

Lester Hudson Wins CBA Most Valuable Import Player Award Shaan Price - March 5, 2014

Lester Hudson of the Xinjiang Flying Tigers is the winner of the 2013-14 CBA Most Valuable Import Player award, as announced by the CBA.  Hudson has led the team to the Playoffs and on the verge of winning their first championship with averages of 26.4 ppg, 7.7 […]

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2013-14 Chinese Basketball Association Round 30 RECAP Shaan Price - February 8, 2014

Fujian Continues Skid at 4 losses With 85:86 Defeat to Shangdong JINJIANG CITY, FUJIAN PROVINCE – Fujian took a 1-point loss to Shandong and further hurt their chances of making the playoffs.  Both teams are currently out of contention with Shandong Kingston Lions (16-14) in 9th place […]

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2013-14 Chinese Basketball Association Round 29 RECAP Shaan Price - February 6, 2014

Tianjin Routs Zhejiang Golden Bulls, led by Sebastian TELFAIR’s 53 Points YIWU CITY, ZHEJIANG PROVINCE – Sebastian TELFAIR had 53 points and 7 assists, Sheldon Williams added 21 points while grabbing 12 rebounds, helping the Tianjin Golden Lions defeat Zhejiang Chouzhou Golden Bulls 128:108.  Tianjin shot 34-for-52 […]

Guangdong Southern Tigers Sign NBA guard Royal Ivey Shaan Price - January 28, 2014

China online news portal,, reports that the Guangdong Southern Tigers have signed 10-year NBA veteran guard Royal Ivey (University of Texas ’04).  Ivey’s latest stint in the NBA was a 10-day contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder, which saw the team go on a 7-game winning […]

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2013-14 Chinese Basketball Association Round 28 RECAP Shaan Price - January 27, 2014

Bobby BROWN leads Dongguan Leopards over Xinjiang Flying Tigers This game was seen as the matchup between big men TANG ZhengDong and LI MuHao, but it was Bobby BROWN who turned in the top performance scoring 33 points helping Dongguan defeat Xinjiang 109:91.  Top performers for Xinjiang […]

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2013-14 Chinese Basketball Association Round 27 RECAP Shaan Price - January 25, 2014

YI JianLian leads Guangdong Southern Tigers over Xinjiang Flying Tigers Former NBA player YI JianLian (Milwaukee Bucks, New Jersey Nets, Dallas Mavericks, Washington Wizards) scored 27 points 14 rebounds, and Josh Powell added 23 points 18 rebounds as Guangdong defeated Xinjiang 119:111.  Xinjiang Flying Tigers top performers […]

Zhejiang Chouzhou Golden Bulls Released Ivan Johnson; Sign Mike Harris Shaan Price - January 22, 2014

The Zhejiang Chouzhou Golden Bulls announced the signing of power forward Mike Harris (Rice University ’05) after waiving Ivan Johnson (Cal State San Bernadino ’07).  It is unclear why the team changed players mid-season, but media reports suggested the team had disciplinary problems with Johnson and made […]

SUN Yue Wins CBA All-star MVP Shaan Price - January 20, 2014

BEIJING CITY – Beijing Ducks guard SUN Yue won the MVP award from the 2014 CBA All-star game, as he led the Northern Division All-stars to a 118-102 win in the CBA’s mid-season exhibition, and did so in a game that stayed close and competitive.  The award […]

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