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  • • Former Knicks guard Stephon Marbury is working to bring 10M N95 masks to New York amidst the coronavirus pandemic
    Former Knicks guard Stephon Marbury is working to set up a deal to bring 10 million N95 masks to New York amidst the coronavirus pandemic, Rich Calder of the New York Post writes. Marbury has arrangements with a company in China that’s willing to supply New York with the masks for $2.75 each, Calder notes, roughly five dollars below what many retailers have been quoting around the state. “At the e...2020
  • • OJ Mayo will reportedly sign with team in China
    For those of you wondering what guard O.J. Mayo is up to lately, here’s ESPN.com with an update: Former NBA guard O.J. Mayo is close to joining the Chinese Basketball Association to play for powerhouse Liaoning Flying Leopards, pending medical and other procedural clearances. Mayo, 32, landed in the northern Chinese city of Shenyang — … Continue reading "OJ Mayo will reportedly s...2020
  • • O.J. Mayo Nears Deal With Chinese League Team
    While the Chinese Basketball Association’s plan to resume play following their hiatus was been postponed, teams continue to make moves in preparation for action. The Liaoning Flying Leopards, who currently employ Lance Stephenson and Brandon Bass, are nearing a deal with former NBA lottery pick O.J. Mayo. According to ESPN’s Kevin Wang, the 32-year-old is […] The post O.J. Mayo N...2020
  • • O.J. Mayo set to join Chinese league powerhouse
    Former NBA guard O.J. Mayo is close to joining the Chinese Basketball Association to play for powerhouse Liaoning Flying Leopards, pending medical and other procedural clearances....2020
  • • Stephon Marbury arranged deal to get 10M masks to New York amid coronavirus outbreak
    The state of New York is in serious need of medical supplies due to the coronavirus outbreak there, and a native son is trying to step up and help fill that void. Former Knicks star Stephon Marbury, now a coach in the Chinese Basketball Association, is using his connections in China to get 10 million N95 masks sent to New York "at cost." Marbury told Rich Calder of the New York Post: “At the end o...2020
  • Former NBA player OJ Mayo to sign in China
    • Former NBA player OJ Mayo to sign in China
    When the Liaoning Flying Leopards of the Chinese Basketball Association return to play, they’ll have a familiar face to NBA fans suiting up for them. Liaoning announced they are signing former NBA player O.J. Mayo to a contract for the remainder of this season. Mayo has been out of the NBA since the end of...2020
  • • NBA may have to play games in two cities, place players in a 'bubble'
    The NBA is hoping to salvage the remainder of its 2019-20 season despite the coronavirus pandemic, and it seems certain at this point that things will look a lot different if the league does resume play this year. One aspect of the coronavirus outbreak that could complicate things for the NBA is that different cities are being impacted at different times. While the peak of the outbreak in New York...2020
  • • NBA Reportedly Is Entertaining CBA’s Ideas On Safely Returning To Play
    The Chinese Basketball Association has been shut down since January 24, and according to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, it’s planned resume... »...2020
  • • Report: NBA floated playing games in centralized location due to pandemic
    The NBA appears determined to return to action this season. There is a real chance that those games could temporarily look much different once they do restart. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, the NBA is looking into alternate arrangements for games in the event that teams cannot play safely in their home cities or arenas due to localized coronavirus outbreaks.  That could lead to the league t...2020
  • • DIARY FROM CHINA: Pooh Jeter Describes Returning to a New World
    The Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) intends to resume play soon, becoming one of the first leagues that was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic to return to action. After initially setting April 15 as a target restart date, the CBA delayed to early May—but not before American players flew back to China and went into […] The post DIARY FROM CHINA: Pooh Jeter Describes Returning to ...2020

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  • • DIARY FROM CHINA: Pooh Jeter Describes Returning to a New World
    The Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) intends to resume play soon, becoming one of the first leagues that was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic to return to action. After initially setting April 15 as a target restart date, the CBA delayed to early May—but not before American players flew back to China and went into […] The post DIARY FROM CHINA: Pooh Jeter Describes Returning to ...2020
  • • Korean Basketball League cancels remainder of season due to coronavirus
    The Korean Basketball League is one of many leagues that have suspended play due to the coronavirus pandemic, but they will not be resuming this season. The KBL has decided to cancel the remainder of its season due to ongoing coronavirus concerns, ESPN’s Jonathan Givony reports. Play had been suspended since Feb. 29, and officials from all 10 teams met on Monday to decide whether or not they would...2020
  • • Foreign players reportedly heading back to Chinese Basketball Association
    Earlier this week, a report indicated that Chinese Basketball Association teams collectively decided that foreign players under contract in the CBA who refuse to return to China will be banned from the league for three years. That being said, it seems as if several foreign players are heeding this warning and heading back, reports Emiliano Carchia of Sportando.  Some of the notable returning playe...2020
  • • NBA preparing for at least 30-day layoff before season resumes
    Although the NBA has yet make a formal announcement on an initial timetable for its hiatus, team owners are encouraging commissioner Adam Silver to re-evaluate the situation after 30 days, sources tell ESPN’s Adrian Wonjarowski (Twitter link), who says the league is expected to provide an official update soon. Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo Sports (Twitter link) also hears that the NBA will shut down f...2020
  • • Coronavirus halts Chinese Basketball Association play, also stopping players in league from signing NBA deals
    Players like Chasson Randle are restricted from signing elsewhere despite not getting paid on time since play was suspended...2020
  • Lance Stephenson hopes strong season in China springboards him back to NBA
    • Lance Stephenson hopes strong season in China springboards him back to NBA
    The Chinese Basketball Association is currently suspended because of the Coronavirus outbreak....2020
  • Suspended Chinese Basketball Association season reportedly to restart April 1
    • Suspended Chinese Basketball Association season reportedly to restart April 1
    The Chinese Basketball Association season is currently suspended....2020
  • • Report: Nets to re-sign Alan Williams
    After complications arose during his contract talks with a Chinese Basketball Association club, veteran NBA big man Alan Williams has decided to remain stateside, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN (Twitter link). According to Wojnarowski, Williams will re-sign with the Nets on a two-way contract. The news comes just over a week after Brooklyn ended Williams’ previous two-way deal. At the time, it...2019
  • • Ty Lawson heading back to China after brief stint with Wizards
    Veteran NBA guard Ty Lawson, who spent last season in China before signing with the Wizards for their brief playoff run, is headed back overseas to his old team, according to Emiliano Carchia of Sportando. As Carchia relays, Lawson has re-signed with the Shandong Golden Stars of the Chinese Basketball Association, replacing another former NBA guard, Andrew Goudelock. Goudelock is out for the seaso...2018
  • • Brandon Jennings makes immediate impact for Bucks
    Brandon Jennings, who signed with Milwaukee on a 10-day contract over the weekend, was just two rebounds away from notching a triple-double in his first game back with the Bucks. The point guard started the season playing for Shanxi Zhongyu of the Chinese Basketball Association and he credits his international experience as part of the reason he was able to make an immediate impact.[RELATED: Micha...2018

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  • • Former NBA player OJ Mayo to sign in China
    When the Liaoning Flying Leopards of the Chinese Basketball Association return to play, they’ll have a familiar face to NBA fans suiting up for them. Liaoning announced they are signing former NBA player O.J. Mayo to a contract for the remainder of this season. Mayo has been out of the NBA since the end of...2020
  • • Foreign players reportedly heading back to Chinese Basketball Association
    Earlier this week, a report indicated that Chinese Basketball Association teams collectively decided that foreign players under contract in the CBA who refuse to return to China will be banned from the league for three years. That being said, it seems as if several foreign players are heeding this warning and heading back, reports Emiliano Carchia of Sportando.  Some of the notable returning playe...2020
  • • Pacers, Lance Stephenson In Talks About Reunion
    While no deal is finalized, the Indiana Pacers have been in strong talks with Lance Stephenson about a potential reunion, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports. Stephenson is currently under contract with the Chinese Basketball Association. News of Stephenson’s interest in a return to the NBA first appeared last month but concerns surrounding the Chinese […] The post Pacers, Lance Ste...2020
  • • Golden State to Sign Chasson Randle
    The Golden State Warriors will sign Chasson Randle to a contract, Jonathan Givony of ESPN reports. The 27-year-old is one of the numerous former NBA players who had been playing in China. We wrote throughout the week about how a coronavirus-induced hiatus had impacted the Chinese Basketball Association and how uncertainty muddle the short-term fate […] The post Golden State to Sign Chasson R...2020
  • • Ex-NBA Players In Limbo As Chinese League Manages Virus
    Several former NBA players signed to active contracts with teams in the Chinese Basketball Association are in limbo as the currently stalled league attempts to navigate the ongoing coronavirus outbreak in the area. ESPN’s Jonathan Givony reports that Chasson Randle, who played 49 games for the Wizards last season, has been blocked from signing two […] The post Ex-NBA Players In Limbo A...2020
  • • Guard Chasson Randle being blocked by Chinese team in bid to return to NBA
    The coronavirus outbreak continues to have an impact on the international basketball world, with ESPN’s Jonathan Givony reporting that guard Chasson Randle is among the players affected by the hiatus imposed by the Chinese Basketball Association. Agent Darrell Comer tells Givony that Randle has twice tried to sign a 10-day contract with an NBA team since returning stateside last month. However, hi...2020
  • • Randle, others in limbo as Chinese league on hold
    Chasson Randle has twice been unable to sign 10-day contracts with NBA teams because he can't obtain his FIBA letter of clearance from Chinese Basketball Association team due to the coronavirus outbreak....2020
  • • Coronavirus outbreak in China having an impact on many American players
    As the World Health Organization declares the coronavirus outbreak a “global health emergency,” ESPN’s Jonathan Givony (Twitter thread) explores the impact it has had on the basketball community in China. According to Givony, the Chinese Basketball Association has postponed games indefinitely, with some CBA teams sending American players home while others prefer to have those players stick around....2020
  • • Former first-round pick John Jenkins to play in China
    Veteran NBA guard John Jenkins will continue his professional career in China, according to Emiliano Carchia of Sportando, who hears from a source that Jenkins has reached an agreement with the Jiangsu Dragons. Jenkins, who will turn 29 in March, was the 23rd overall pick in the 2012 draft and has played for five NBA teams since then, logging a total of 171 regular-season games. Most recently, he ...2020
  • • Veteran big man Kenneth Faried reportedly released by Chinese team
    After spending four months on the free agent market, Kenneth Faried signed a lucrative contract with China’s Zhejiang Guangsha Lions last month. However, his stint in China appears to have been short-lived, as Emiliano Carchia of Sportando reports that Faried is back on the open market after being released by the Lions. Faried, 30, appeared in seven games in the Chinese Basketball Association and ...2019

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  • • Jimmer Fredette scores 73 points in China
    Much like Stephon Marbury, Jimmer Fredette is finding success in China. Fredette, the former Knick and Glenn Falls, N.Y., native, scored 73 points in a Chinese Basketball Association game Sunday. Fredette’s Shanghai Sharks lost in double overtime to the Guangsha Lions. He shot 25 of 49 from the field. The offensive outburst is the fourth-highest point total [...]...2017
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  • • Former Knicks guard Stephon Marbury is working to bring 10M N95 masks to New York amidst the coronavirus pandemic
    2020
  • • Stephon Marbury arranged deal to get 10M masks to New York amid coronavirus outbreak
    2020
  • • Brandon Jennings makes immediate impact for Bucks
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  • • Report: Jimmer Fredette declined multiple NBA contract offers
    Jimmer Fredette once again found himself out of the NBA in the 2016-17 season, but this time it was out of his volition.According to a report by Ken Tingley of The Post-Star over the weekend, Fredette, who played out the year with the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association, received multiple 10-day contract offers from NBA teams upon his return from China. The ex-BYU Cougars star tu...2017
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  • • Chinese Basketball Association players brawl with fans at hotel
    It was a wild scene in China after the Liaoning Flying Leopards beat the Sichuan Blue Whales 109-104 to capture their first victory in the third game of the Chinese Basketball Association Finals. Shark Fin Hoops reports after the game things got ugly, as a group of Sichuan fans “swarmed and heckled” players after they arrived at a hotel accompanied by spouses and families. The fans were relentles...2016
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  • • Stephon Marbury is bringing back his super cheap sneakers
    Not all of us could afford Air Jordan sneakers growing up. While my mother pinched pennies one year to get me a pair I had been wanting for leading up to Christmas, the $120.00 price tag over two decades ago was ridiculous.Enter into the equation former NBA star Stephon Marbury, who gave a lot of basketball fans and wannabe professional players a cheap alternative to those expensive sneakers that ...2015

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  • • Report: Chinese Basketball Association pushes back restart date until May
    China appears to have gotten through the peak of its coronavirus outbreak and is slowly starting to show signs of getting back to normal life, but the resumption of the Chinese Basketball Association season is going to have to wait longer than expected. After initially looking to resume play in early April, the CBA is not planning to tip off again until May. According to a report from Sportando, t...2020
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  • • Report: China threatens to ban basketball players who do not return to league
    China is starting to come back to life after practicing social distancing to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, which originated in Wuhan. Their basketball league — the Chinese Basketball Association — is planning to get back to action soon and continue the season by conducting the playoffs. Games would be played without fans. But the league is not being very friendly to American players, accor...2020
  • • Veteran big man Kenneth Faried reportedly released by Chinese team
    2019
  • • Donatas Motiejunas plans to sign with Spurs Thursday
    Nearly two weeks after reporting that big man Donatas Motiejunas and the Spurs were nearing a contract agreement, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski provides an update, tweeting that Motiejunas is expected to officially sign with San Antonio Thursday. Motiejunas will meet the team on its current road trip, Woj adds. Motiejunas, 28, has spent the last two seasons playing for the Shandong Golden Stars in the...2019
  • • Jordan Crawford set to play in China
    Jordan Crawford‘s 2018-19 international tour will continue in China, according to Emiliano Carchia of Sportando, who hears from a source that the veteran NBA guard has agreed to a deal with the Sichaun Blue Whales of the Chinese Basketball Association. It has been an eventful season so far for Crawford, who had apparent deals with teams in Germany and China fall through in November and January, re...2019
  • • Lamar Odom shares update from first practice in Philippines
    Lamar Odom is officially back to playing professional basketball, and the former NBA star shared an encouraging update when he arrived in the Philippines this week to join his new teammates. Odom has signed a contract with Mighty Sports Philippines to play in the Dubai International Basketball Championship next month. He had his first practice with the team on Wednesday, and he took to Instagram t...2019
  • • Ty Lawson heading back to China after brief stint with Wizards
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  • • Riley, Heat hope to re-sign Dwyane Wade
    Dwyane Wade will play for the Miami Heat next season. That is, if team president Pat Riley has anything to say about it.As training camp nears, the Heat haven’t been all that active. But Riley is confident. According to The Associated Press’ Tim Reynolds, Riley said on Thursday that “I think we’ll get them done.”This all depends on Wade too, of course. But the good news is that if he decides to su...2018
  • • Rodney McGruder hopes D-Wade stays with Heat
    While word surfaced earlier this week that a team in the Chinese Basketball Association has offered Dwyane Wade a three-year contract worth $25M, Rodney McGruder would like to see the future Hall-of-Famer stick with the Heat.“I hope he stays with us,” McGruder said of his Heat teammate on Tuesday, per Manny Navarro of The Miami Herald. “That’s his personal decision, but I would love to have him ba...2018

Chinese Basketball Association rumors, scandals

  • • Jimmer Fredette agrees to two-year deal with Suns
    Jimmer Fredette has enjoyed tremendous success in the Chinese Basketball Association over the past three seasons, and the former BYU star has finally earned his way back onto an NBA roster. Shams Charania of The Athletic reported on Thursday that Fredette has signed a two-year deal with the Phoenix Suns. The contract includes a team option for next season. The Suns are 17-55 and arguably the worst...2019
  • • Report: Al Jefferson opts to play in China over returning to Pacers
    Al Jefferson had an opportunity to return to the NBA next year for a 15th season, but the veteran big man has reportedly decided to take his game overseas.David Aldridge of NBA.com reported on Thursday that Jefferson has agreed to a deal with the Xianjing Guanghui Flying Tigers of the Chinese Basketball Association. Jefferson had an offer to return to the Indiana Pacers for a third consecutive yea...2018
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