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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. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Yao's Sharks pursuing D-League's Douby

    Marc Stein

    After becoming an offensive sensation in China and uncorking a 75-point game there in January, Quincy Douby decided to return to the NBA D-League this season in hopes of getting his first summons back to the NBA since the opening month of the 2009-10...

    Blog | November 24, 2013
  11. Sources: D.J. White heading back to China

    Marc Stein

    The Sichuan Blue Whales in China are doubling the number of big men from the NBA on their roster. Sources in China tell ESPN.com that Sichuan is finalizing a deal with 2008 first-round draft pick D.J. White, who was in training camp with the Chica...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  12. Lakers finalize 2013-14 preseason China trip

    Dave McMenamin

    As we first reported in January, the Lakers will play in the China Games next preseason and the dates of the games were announced by the NBA on Tuesday -- Oct. 15 in Beijing and Oct. 18 in Shanghai, both against the Golden State Warriors. It will ...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  13. Lakers to head to China

    Dave McMenamin

    CHICAGO -- Perhaps in a move by the NBA to capitalize on the immense global popularity of Kobe Bryant -- who could be playing his final season in 2013-14 -- the Los Angeles Lakers will participate in the China Games next preseason, according to multi...

    Blog | January 21, 2013
  14. Exclusive: Tracy McGrady on move to China

    Lynn Hoppes

    It might have shocked some last week when seven-time NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady announced on Facebook that he was heading for China to sign a one-year contract for the Qingdao DoubleStar Eagles in the Chinese Basketball Association. McGrady, 33, h...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  15. Heat 94, Clippers 80

    Heat 94, Clippers 80

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 11, 2012
  16. Tracy McGrady to play in China, pens thank you to NBA

    Seven-time NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady says he is headed for China to play for the Qingdao DoubleStar Eagles in the Chinese Basketball Association.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2012