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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. Yao Ming's expected retirement could lower NBA's profile in China...

    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.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2011
  3. Yao Ming won't play again this season for the Houston Rockets and...

    Michael Wilbon

    One writer's take: Yao Ming has had a greater cultural, and maybe financial, impact on pro hoops than any player in league history. But what happens to the NBA in China if he's finished?

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2010
  4. Yao returning to China for exhibition game

    Yao Ming will return to China with the Houston Rockets for exhibition games in October 2004.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2003
  5. Nets edge Kings 97-95 in China

    Nets edge Kings 97-95 in China

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 12, 2014
  6. Byron Mullens to ball with Brave Dragons

    Nick Borges

    Free agent forward Byron Mullens could not get an offer from an NBA team, so his agent looked at options overseas and he found work for his client in China for the upcoming season. According to Sina Sports, Mullens has signed with the Shanxi Zhong...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  7. Johnson more than a 'summer league guy'

    Tim MacMahon

    DALLAS - The most intriguing player on the Dallas Mavericks' summer league roster is a 30-year-old fresh off a "six-month practice" in China and hoping to get his foot back in the NBA door. The well-traveled Ivan Johnson, a thickly muscled, 6-foot...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  8. Could Ivan Johnson stick in Dallas?

    Joe Kaiser

    It was somewhat surprising last summer when veteran big man Ivan Johnson was passed up by the NBA and ended up signing in China. But after a year overseas, the power forward is looking for another shot at the NBA and is the biggest name on Dallas' su...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  9. Telfair returning to the NBA?

    Joe Kaiser

    After a season in China, Sebastian Telfair is reportedly back on the NBA's radar. Ronald Tillery of the Commercial-Appeal tweets that Memphis coach Dave Joerger indicates that the Grizzlies are interested in Telfair. Telfair turned 29 last week...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  10. Agent Zero making NBA comeback?

    Joe Kaiser

    There's some buzz on Thursday that Gilbert Arenas is intent on making another NBA comeback attempt. The 32-year-old point guard last played in the NBA for the Memphis Grizzlies at the end of the 2011-12 season, and went on to play in China after t...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  11. Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson has 'no regrets' over Blake ...

    Ramona Shelburne

    Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson said he didn't regret his now-famous "bull in the china shop" quotes regarding Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin on a San Francisco radio station this week.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2014
  12. Blake Griffin on Klay Thompson remarks -- going to 'leave it alon...

    Ramona Shelburne

    Yes, Blake Griffin heard that Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson called him "a bull in a china shop," adding to the familiar narrative that the All-Star forward plays a bit "out of control" for some people's tastes.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2014
  13. Chinese markets produce sportswear using their own designs and pi...

    Eddie Huang

    In ESPN The Magazine's Money Issue, Eddie Huang writes that China is mad for American sports merchandise. But as big brands and Chinese pirate factories scrap over dollars, the fan on the streets wonders: Can you be a true baller in a fake jersey?

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2014
  14. Brooklyn Nets and Sacramento Kings to play two preseason games in...

    Mike Mazzeo

    The Brooklyn Nets will play two preseason games against the Sacramento Kings in China next season.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2014
  15. Lester Hudson's market

    Nick Borges

    Several NBA teams could add a guard for the last portion of the 2013-14 season and someone who could be targeted is Lester Hudson, according to Shams Charania of RealGM.com. Hudson is currently playing in China with Xinjiang and once their run in ...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  16. Ivan Johnson free to sign NBA deal

    Nick Borges

    Forward Ivan Johnson decided to play in China this season instead of signing with an NBA team after none would match his asking price. Last week there was a report that several NBA teams have interest in talking to him once his season is over with Zh...

    Blog | January 23, 2014