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Ding Yanyuhang Went from CBA Second Fiddle to Summer League Darling

The unheralded (here) Yanyuhang has had a transformative year of basketball, starting with a surprise Chinese Basketball Association MVP and ending in chants for NBA Summer League MVP.
Andrew Crawford
7.18.17
Basketball

Why It's Hard for Beijing to Say Goodbye to Stephon Marbury

Marbury had hinted that this season in China might be his last, but now it seems the former NBA All-Star wants to stay. The Beijing Ducks have a difficult decision to make.
Andrew Crawford
3.1.17
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Man Wins Turkish Dunk Contest By Launching Over a Five-Pack of Dudes

Tyler Honeycutt's human obstacles came in looking like a bunch of pros.
Liam Daniel Pierce
1.15.17
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Get To Know Zhou Qi And Wang Zhelin, Draft Night's Chinese Mystery (Big) Men

Before Zhou Qi and Wang Zhelin went in the second round of the NBA Draft, it'd been a decade since a Chinese player was drafted. Here's who's breaking that drought.
Andrew Crawford
6.28.16
THE FUTURE

Can China's "Big Devil" Become the Next Yao Ming?

Zhou Qi has the size and skill to play in the NBA, and a pro track record to back it up. But he'll need to survive China's backwards basketball environment first.
Andrew Crawford
4.30.15
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The Chinese Legend of 'Playoff Marbury'

It's amazing enough that Stephon Marbury has gone from NBA pariah to Chinese basketball icon. What's more impressive, at 38, is how Marbury keeps on winning.
Andrew Crawford
3.9.15
china

Is Andray Blatche Staying in China for Good?

Andray Blatche is not like other basketball players, and followed the well-tread basketball goofball's path to China. Is he about to turn down the NBA to stay there?
Andrew Crawford
2.24.15
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The Improbable Chinese Resurrection of an NBA Draft Bust

Michael Beasley might well be too much of a goofball to make it in the NBA, but his first season abroad showed that he just might be perfect for China.
Andrew Crawford
2.2.15
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Ultra-Failed Chinese Dunk Contest Attempt Is Humanity In Action

An impossible dunk attempt produced an extremely predictable and painful looking result. All hail the most ridiculous, most human dunk attempt ever.
David Roth
1.19.15
Canada

The Crimestopper: Aquille Carr and the Burden of Baltimore's Basketball Hero

Already a legend in his native Baltimore, the question on everyone's mind is if that's as far as Aquille Carr's legend will ever spread.
Sam Riches
12.17.14
Basketball

A Starbury Is Born

Stephon Marbury went from Coney Island to the NBA to Beijing and he's not done yet. Catch up with his incredible journey in this exclusive video.
VICE Sports
11.20.14
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A Starbury Is Born (Trailer #2)

Stephon Marbury is already a basketball icon in China and in this longform trailer, you'll get to hear from the man himself about what that's like.
VICE Sports
11.12.14
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