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  1. Nba 13 mins ago 8:53 a.m.NBA's massive growth in China 'beyond what anybody could have anticipated'Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 5 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    So as Golden State Warriors president Rick Welts looked out over the South China Sea from the top of a Ritz-Carlton hotel in Hong Kong, enjoying the view along with the rest of the defending champs during a week-long visit to China, he couldn't help but reflect on those days. It had been a quarter century since the global growth started with a little NBA office in this picturesque city of 7.3 million, and no one Welts included saw this coming.

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  2. NBA's massive growth in China 'beyond what anybody could have anticipated'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 4 | USA Today

    NBA's massive growth in China 'beyond what anybody could have anticipated' There was a time when the prospect of the NBA reaching these kinds of heights seemed impossible. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2yIu493 So as Golden State Warriors president Rick Welts looked out over the South China Sea from the top of a Ritz-Carlton hotel in Hong Kong, enjoying the view along with the rest of the defending champs during a week-long visit to China, he couldn't help but reflect on those days.

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  3. The Wizardsa ties to China stretch back nearly 40 years to the days of the BulletsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 1 | The Washington Post

    The Washington Wizards play home games in Chinatown. Atop their arena, Chinese characters spell out the building's former name.

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  4. FIBA Asia Cup 2017 preview: Let battle commence among the Asian (and Oceanic) basketball eliteRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Asian Correspondent

    The FIBA Asia Cup will be played in its entirety at the Nouhad Nawfal Gymnasium near Beirut, Lebanon. Source: FIBA THE wait is nearly over.

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  5. FIBA Asia Cup 2017: Dates, Draw, Schedule, Live Stream and PreviewRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2017 | BleacherReport

    The FIBA Asia Cup 2017 makes history when it tips off on August 8 at Nouhad Nawfal Stadium in Beirut, Lebanon. This year's tournament is a joint Asia-Oceania showdown featuring 16 teams over four pools, including a newcomer in New Zealand and a global force in Australia.

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  6. Guo Ailun could bring a changing of the guardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Yahoo Sports

    Guo Ailun doesn't cut an imposing figure. A slender 6-foot-4, 187 pounds, tall enough for an onlooker's athlete alarm to sound, slight enough for him or her to ignore it, Guo walked through a crowded lobby of a beachfront hotel last month largely unnoticed.

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  7. Report: Rockets to sign 7'2" Chinese center Zhou Qi to multiple-year contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | MSNBC

    ... the next hope for that basketball-mad nation in the NBA. He's not going to be Yao Ming, but can he be more than Jianlian Yi?

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  8. Former NBA star Scottie Pippen draws China out of the hat. Photo: Fiba.comRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    Another feisty face-off between Hong Kong and China in the sporting arena could be in store after the mainland and its special administrative region were provisionally drawn in the same qualifying group for the 2019 basketball World Cup. Recently, political tensions between the two have been expressed by fans in the stands at sporting events, beginning when Hong Kong and China played each other in qualification for the football World Cup.

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  9. Top Cage Stars grace FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 draw ceremony on May 7Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    Four basketball stars will lend a hand at Sunday's Official Draw Ceremony for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Qualifiers taking place at the landmark Canton Tower in Guangzhou, China. Former USA and NBA superstar Scottie Pippen, Australian scoring machine Andrew Gaze, Russian great Andrei Kirilenko and China national team stalwart Yi Jianlian will help determine the fate of the 80 teams competing in four regional qualifiers played across 6 qualifying windows between November 2017 and February 2019.

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  10. Xinjiang claim maiden CBA title, sweeping GuangdongRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | The Daily Millbury

    Xinjiang swept Guangdong 4-0 in CBA Finals to win their first title in club history after a 117-109 win in Game 4 in Guangdong on Friday night. Darius Adams was awarded the finals MVP.

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  11. CBA finals preview: will a dynasty return or a new king be crowned?Read the original story

    Mar 29, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    Seven years ago, a picture surfaced showing NBA Washington Wizards' forward Yi Jianlian shooting at the basket while his teammate Andray Blatche sat on the bench in the background. Seven years later, the former teammates will have a reunion in the 2016-2017 Chinese Basketball Association finals as Xinjiang and Guangdong meet again.

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  12. Top seeds to face challenges in first round of CBA playoffsRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    With the 2016-2017 Chinese Basketball Association regular season on the books, the first-round of playoff action, dubbed "the most intense in history," is set to start on Friday. In the coming best-of-five CBA first round, the bottom half teams need to display their A-game to avoid elimination, while the top seeds will rely on endurance and stability to advance to the semi-finals.

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  13. Shanghai rises, Beijing sinks as CBA regular season endsRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    As Shandong grabbed the last ticket to the playoffs and Beijing dropped out, the regular season of the 2016-2017 Chinese Basketball Association league lowered its curtain on Sunday. Shanghai came back to the playoffs after a three-year wait when Beijing said goodbye to the top eight, which also spoiled Stephon Marbury's 40th birthday.

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  14. CBA Roundup: Yi Jianlian shines as Guangdong beat Beijing 103-98Read the original story

    Feb 5, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    Former NBA player Yi Jianlian contributed 27 points and 10 rebounds to help Guangdong beat Beijing 103-98 in the 32nd round of the 2016-2017 Chinese Basketball Association league action on Sunday. In their first match in the Year of the Rooster, Guangdong opened with an impressive first quarter.

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