TAG: Chinese Basketball Association
To most of us, Tracy McGrady‘s NBA Finals appearance in a Spurs blowout of the Heat was pretty unremarkable. We’re talking seven minutes, zero points, two rebounds, three assists-type of unremarkable. [Check out T-Mac's Top 15 Basketball Moments]
But that was before we saw all of T-Mac’s Game 3 plays with the Chinese broadcast commentary. These guys take that appearance and kick up several notches. They really, really want McGrady to make it happen: Read More »
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 »
I was scrolling through some of the most recent basketball posts on Reddit yesterday afternoon when I spotted a new link to a box score from a Chinese Basketball Association from the previous night. The headline screamed that former Sacramento King Quincy Douby had put up 75 points in a win for his Zhejiang Chouzhou Golden Bulls.
Video of the game though was nowhere to be found. But through the magic of YouTube, you can now see an edited reel of Douby’s absurd shooting performance (complete with an Eddy Curry cameo). Read More »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Jason Terry is one of the more personable guys in the whole league, and always an excellent interview. As long as he’ll be around the game, he’ll be a magnet for media. But what about his peers? Do they love him as much as we do? Apparently so. The JET is hosting a “Championship Birthday” celebration for himself next week when he turns 34. There will be entertainers and ballplayers there, mingling about for $40 ($30 if you’re a groupie). But somehow Lil’ Kim will be there, Jadakiss will be there and so will Gorilla Zoe. We thought this was a championship party? Read More »
You know what would be amazing? If the player’s union and the owners could meet more than once every month. That’s what it feels like, and it doesn’t appear to be changing any time soon. Some were pushing to get a meeting together this week, preferably Friday, but alas it’s not going to happen. It’ll be September before they sit down at the negotiating table again. Meanwhile, we are all sitting back counting the days down until the normal start of the season. No matter what the situation is, we think they should figure out a way to meet at least once in a while. Is that too much to ask? When you’re studying for a test, a really big one, can you ace it if you’re only paying attention one day a week in class? Or if you only do homework when you feel like it? Unless you’re a genius, you might struggle. Read More »