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February 13, 2014 Updates

David 'Dubi' Pick: Former NBA PG Delonte West, now in China, becomes available this weekend. He averaged 23.2 points, 5.6 assists & 5 boards per. Twitter @IAmDPick

February 9, 2014 Updates

Behind an assertive two-month stretch with Delaware of the NBA Development, Tiny Gallon has received – and rejected – a nearly six-figure proposal from Liaoning in the Chinese Basketball Association, sources told RealGM. Liaoning pursued Gallon to bolster its roster for the upcoming Chinese postseason, but Gallon had made clear his desire to remain in the D-League and chase a return to the NBA. RealGM

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Jose Ignacio Huguet: China and Russia, out of Spain Basketball World Cup 2014. Wild cards will go for Brazil, Turkey, Greece and... Finland or Venezuela. Twitter @josehuguet

January 27, 2014 Updates

Royal Ivey’s latest stint in the NBA came with an unblemished record. And it will end that way. During his recent 10-day contract with the Thunder, which expired on Sunday, Ivey received an offer to play in China. And because of that, the likable but sporadically used Thunder guard will hop overseas for the final month-and-a-half of the Chinese season, rather than signing another 10-day contract with the Thunder. Oklahoman

January 23, 2014 Updates

Former Hawk Ivan Johnson was waived by his Chinese Basketball Association team Wednesday. As I reported last week, the Hawks expressed an interest in Johnson once his contract in China was done. The CBA ends next month but Johnson will likely draw interest from other NBA teams now that he is available. Atlanta Journal-Constitution

January 22, 2014 Updates

Chinese team Zhejiang announced that they have waived Ivan Johnson and signed Mike Harris. Johnson was averaging 25.8ppg, 10.2rpg and 2apg in CBA in 25 games. Mike Harris has played with the Jazz this season averaging 4.2ppg in 20 games. Sportando

The rosters for the upcoming CBA All-Star weekend have been finalized with fans voting for the team starters. The starting line-ups were selected by fan balloting across China. Fans had the opportunity to choose their favorite players via social media voting which began on November 25th and ended January 5th. Top vote-getter, Stephon Marbury (Beijing Ducks, point guard), led the pack with 847,868 to be a starter on the the Northern Division team. Unfortunately Marbury hasn’t returned to the court from the meniscus tear he suffered at the beginning of the season. He will be replaced by Lester Hudson (Xinjiang Flying Tigers, Guard). Asian Cagers

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Timing is everything, as they say, and the timing is tough for Bobby Brown at the moment. Despite all the NBA opportunity that has arisen from the endless rash of point guard injuries, and despite the fact that the 29-year-old is on the short list of worthy talents to fill one of the many voids, he can't get out of his contract with Dongguan in China until their season ends on Feb. 16. Brown hasn't played in the NBA since 2010, but anyone who pays attention to the famed Drew League in Los Angeles during the summer months knows that he's an NBA talent. In China, he's nothing short of a star, as he's averaging 31.9 points and 5.8 assists per game. The Clippers, who are likely without point guard Chris Paul until after the mid-February All-Star break because of a shoulder injury, are known to have interest in Brown. USA Today Sports

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