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January 6, 2015 Updates

The team has 10 games left on their regular season schedule, running until February 2nd. The CBA playoffs will then begin. It will be interesting to see what happens, but the chances of a Mudiay return has definitely increased as many around the team are speculating that he will be back on the floor NBADraft.net

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The Fujian Quanzhou Bank of the Chinese Basketball Association, according to sources, were in advanced discussions to bring Tinsley to Asia. It was an opportunity for Tinsley to regroup with former Pacers teammate, Al Harrington. "I had about four offers to go overseas, a few that I'm thinking about right now. One offer was to play on the same team with Al (Harrington), but it fell through. Other offers were long-term contracts and I wasn't feeling that," Tinsley added. Asia-Basket

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After a roller-coaster NBA career, Stephon Marbury has found peace in basketball-crazed China. The two-time all-star is thriving on the court with the Beijing Ducks while becoming one with his adopted hometown away from basketball. He is so entrenched, he wants to one day coach China's national team. "I plan on living here for the rest of my life," the 37-year-old point guard and Brooklyn native said in an interview in the lobby of his plush apartment building in the heart of Beijing. "I think they respect me enough to be able to give me the opportunity." Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Marbury has capitalized on the opportunities China offers to foreign basketball players and other athletes capable of adjusting to the considerable cultural, linguistic and culinary challenges of life in the rising Asian power. Already dominant at the Olympics and Asian Games, the world's second largest economy is now undergoing a boom in professional sports stoked by foreign coaches and players. "I don't make nowhere near the money that I made when I was playing in the NBA," Marbury said, "but I'm way happier, so I mean, what is that to say?" Minneapolis Star-Tribune

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Tom Lorenzo: Daniel Orton got into a basket-brawl in China: youtube.com/watch?v=neFv8q… via @chernykh http://t.co/v2kV3Ykrga Twitter @TomLorenzo

Former NBA big man Daniel Orton was involved in a brawl during a CBA game. Per Basketball Buddha, And on Sunday, December 21st 2014, Orton lost control and took on th entire Tianjin team after one of their players pissed him off by tying him up in a semi leglock. Sportando

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