Yao Ming

THE WAY WE BALL

Chinese Iverson, the World's Craziest Fans, and Emmanuel Mudiay's Journey

In the second episode of THE WAY WE BALL, we look at China’s thriving basketball culture through the eyes of the next coming of Allen Iverson, a die hard fan group, and a foreign import.
VICE Sports
10.2.18
nba

The Rockets and Warriors are on a Collision Course for China's Heart

The NBA's two best teams are also the most popular clubs in the world's most populous country. If they square off in the postseason, so much more than a trip to the Finals will be at stake.
Alex Wong
4.12.18
nba

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
cookies

COOKIES Podcast: Eddie Huang on Yao Ming, Jadakiss on the Knicks, and More

On this episode of COOKIES, Eddie Huang joins Ben Detrick and Jordan Redaelli to talk basketball. Plus, Jadakiss swings by with pickup scouting reports on DMX and the Ruff Ryders.
VICE Sports
11.25.15
supercool beas

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
Hockey

The Toronto Maple Leafs Want to Take Over China

The Leafs have started an aggressive campaign to promote themselves in China, coinciding with the country's Winter Olympics bid.
Smriti Sinha
11.18.14
Basketball

The NBA is More International Than Ever, But Does That Make it Global?

On opening night, 23 percent of the league's players were born somewhere other than the United States
Smriti Sinha
10.29.14
chinese basketball association

The Chinese Basketball Association is Fucked Up

Chinese basketball is known for shady officiating and screwing over its imported players.
Alex Wong
8.27.14
News

Explaining China's National People's Congress

When it comes to political theater, nobody does it better than the Communist Party of China. Sure, they lack the production values of the United States and the method acting of North Korea, but the CPC more than makes up for it in scale and grandiosity.
George Ding
3.19.13