TAG: China

Overseas / Aug 7, 2014 / 10:30 am

Report: Metta World Peace Wants To Change His Name To Panda Friend

Metta World Peace

Earlier this week, Metta World Peace finalized a deal with the Sichuan Blue Whales of the Chinese Basketball Association. It appears Metta has chosen a new name for his tenure in China, and it’s almost as bonkers as Metta World Peace. Read More »

Latest News / Jul 22, 2014 / 10:30 am

Watch LeBron Learn To Play The Piano In China

LeBron James Piano

LeBron James is currently in Beijing as part of a Nike promotional tour. Yesterday, he finally had the chance to meet one of the most famous pianist in the world. It was a meeting that was almost a year in the making. Read More »

instagram, NBA / Oct 13, 2013 / 10:30 pm

Watch The Lakers’ Nick Young Crash While Sledding Down The Great Wall Of China

Nick Young

The Lakers are in China to face the Warriors in preseason action next week. They’re a little banged up, too, with Mamba’s Achilles, Steve Nash‘s left ankle woes and Pau Gasol‘s knees still recovering from offseason surgery. Now Chris Kaman has jammed his finger taking a sled down the Great Wall of China. Nick Young does a nice reenactment on IG, too. Read More »

Overseas, Playground, Video / Mar 26, 2013 / 11:03 am

Tracy McGrady Shammgods Yi Jianlian, Breaks His Ankles

tracy mcgrady shammgods yi jianlian

There have been more Tracy McGrady highlights out of the Chinese Basketball Association this year that in his last 2-3 NBA season combined (Here’s his first CBA tomohawk, here’s a baseline smash, and here he is dropping a guy with an elbow).

I just caught the following clip from a few weeks back. Watch T-Mac come down the court and hit Yi Jianlian(!) with a Shammgod that puts Yi on skates, followed by a raise-up three from deep: Read More »

NBA, Video / Jan 13, 2013 / 2:29 pm

Gilbert Arenas Goes Ankle Breaker With A Jab Step

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Latest News, Overseas / Dec 10, 2012 / 10:00 am

Video: Tracy McGrady Drops an Opponent With an Elbow

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Somehow, after falling out of basketball’s collective conscience while he was playing out the string of his career right in front of us in the NBA, the interest and drama surrounding Tracy McGrady since he moved to China has been intense. Read More »

Overseas, Video / Dec 4, 2012 / 3:51 pm

Video: Tracy McGrady Smashes a Baseline Dunk in China

tracy mcgrady dunk video china

In the last two days, our site has been flooded with former NBA stars and their exploits playing ball in China (watch Allen Iverson give Rafer Alston 37 and read about Stephon Marbury’s battle with the CBA).

Things haven’t necessarily gone all that well for Tracy McGrady in his short CBA career so far, but he is still showing flashes of greatness. Check him out here, ripping a baseline dunk like it’s the good old days: Read More »

Latest News, Overseas / Dec 4, 2012 / 2:41 pm

Stephon Marbury is at War With Chinese Basketball Association Over Sneakers

Stephon Marbury

He may be reigning champion of the Chinese Basketball Association and all-around local hero, but when it comes to league sponsors, Stephon Marbury has to play by the rules just like everyone else.

There’s a major conflict brewing between Steph and the CBA over the kicks he wants to wear on court. Read More »

Overseas, Video / Nov 16, 2012 / 12:00 pm

Video: Tracy McGrady’s First Dunk in China is a Tomahawk

tracy mcgrady dunk

A few weeks after his crazed arrival in China to play for the Qingdao Eagles of the Chinese Basketball Association, Tracy McGrady‘s season is underway.

Check out his first dunk in an Eagles uni – vintage T-Mac: Read More »

Overseas, Video / Oct 25, 2012 / 10:01 am

Amazing Video: Tracy McGrady Mobbed As He Arrives in China

tracy mcgrady china

How big is Tracy McGrady in China? This video of him arriving at Qingdao airport to begin the next chapter of his career with the Qingdao Eagles of the Chinese Basketball Association is crazy. [Check out T-Mac's Facebook goodbye letter to his U.S. fans]

The video starts off crazy, with fans chanting “T-MAC! T-MAC!” … and then it goes off the rails about a minute into the clip. Read More »