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China Suffers Early Exit As Chinese Taipei Erases 17-Point Deficit

China failed to defend the title they won at home back in 2009 after blowing out a huge lead in the quarterfinals of the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship on Friday in Manila, Philippines. Chinese Taipei pulled tricks after tricks from their bags to pull off a gigantic 96-78 upset victory over China in their quarterfinal […]

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First Time In Top League and Shanxi Wins WCBA Finals

Lead by WNBA standout Maya Moore and Spain’s Women’s National Team coach Lucas Mondelo wins first league title for Shanxi. Their first time in the elite league and they win clearly 3-1 (Shanxi – Zhejiang 97-87 ). Moore posted a double double with 34 points and 16 rebounds, while Australia Elizabeth Cambage scored 19 points, […]

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China Men Lose 2nd Game To Russia 54 – 73

China could not get over the hump and bad shooting percentages during their second Olympic game against Russia. Russia overpowered China on the boards by outrebounding the team 46-29 and shot better percentages from the field. Yi Jianlian led China with 16 points and 7 rebounds and was the only player in double figure points. China […]

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China Women 2-0 In Group A

Chen Nan scored a game-high 28 points and pulled down 10 rebounds, helping China dominate Croatia, 83-58, in the Olympic women’s basketball tournament. China is now 2-0 in Group A and will face Angola on August 1st. Miao Lijie added 17 points and 10 assists for the Chinese, who opened the tournament with a 66-57 […]

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NBA Player JR Smith Signs With Zhejiang, China

Smith averaged 12.3 points and 2.2 assists as the Nuggets’ sixth man last season. He’s long been a fan favorite for his 3-point shooting and his electric dunks. But he sometimes draws the ire of coach George Karl for his befuddling shot selection. A list of NBA players in China will be posted soon!