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  1. The NBA's China evolution

    Henry Abbott

    China Photos/Getty Images Yao Ming's retirement caused the demise of the NBA in China. Or not. Jeremy Lin's agent says he hasn't slept in days, fielding calls with business opportunities. Knicks games are being added to broadcasts all across Asia. ...

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  2. The state of NBA China

    Henry Abbott

    Remember when David Stern was talking about the NBA starting its own league in China? That multi-billion dollar plan called for a new league in new stadiums all over China. Just Stern's saying that, reports Jim Yardley in The New York Times, usher...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  3. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Louise Watt of The Associated Press: "Yao Ming's expected retirement could diminish the NBA's once-burgeoning popularity in China, with many fans saying they would no longer watch games. 'What's the point of watching NBA now?' asked an online user c...

    Blog | July 11, 2011
  4. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle: "With Yao Ming and the Rockets back this week for China Games 2010, the NBA has rushed in to capitalize on the most populous nation's rapidly growing affection for its product. 'I didn't have a specific pictu...

    Blog | October 13, 2010
  5. NBA Off the Air in China

    Henry Abbott

    Reuters reports (via the Guardian): NBA playoff games have been taken off air by China's state television network because they are considered too entertaining for a nation still recovering from the Sichuan earthquake. All entertainment in China was ...

    Blog | May 28, 2008
  6. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    You don't have to read between the lines too hard here to see that the Kings are ready to deal Ron Artest. More than a little involved with China: the NBA. Baron Davis in New Orleans, as told by Ron Hitley of Hornets247: "3:21 left in the g...

    Blog | January 31, 2008
  7. Masked Avengers of International Basketball

    Henry Abbott

    This summer, a lot of the NBA's best players will jet to China determined to re-establish American dominance in international basketball. As they land in Beijing, however, unless things improve mightily in the intervening months, the view out the pla...

    Blog | January 24, 2008
  8. Why Don't More Chinese People Wear Yao Ming's Jersey?

    Henry Abbott

    At the Sonics vs. Rockets game in Seattle the other night, Huan Hsu of Seattle Weekly assigned himself a mission:What is sort of surprising is that, according to the NBA, the best-selling jersey in China isn't Yao Ming's. In fact, Yao comes in 6...

    Blog | April 11, 2007
  9. David Stern on Revenue Sharing, Las Vegas, New Orleans, and More

    Henry Abbott

    David Stern was interviewed at some length in yesterday's Wall Street Journal (subscription) by Russell Adams and Adam Thompson. He talks about the league's success in China (where there could be an NBA-affiliated league one day), the lessons of the ...

    Blog | January 18, 2007