HoopsHype China rumors

August 21, 2014 Updates

David 'Dubi' Pick: Former NBAer Acie Law, I'm hearing, is nearing deal with Foshan in China. He's also a two-time Euro-champion. Twitter @IAmDPick

August 20, 2014 Updates

Life has been good for Stephon Marbury after leaving the NBA for China. In March, Marbury led the Beijing Ducks to their second Chinese Basketball Association title in three seasons. Marbury has become a star in China, where’s he’s been a five-time All-Star in five seasons. Marbury will play himself in a stage production about his life, which will depict the Ducks’ 2011-12 championship season. For The Win

August 19, 2014 Updates

Two months ago, Toney Douglas was playing for an NBA title with the Miami Heat. Two months from now, Toney Douglas will be playing in China with the Jiangsu Dragons in Nanjing, China. The deal is reportedly worth $1 million with no victory bonuses. Basketball Buddha

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Jared Zwerling: Source: Al Harrington has signed to play in China next season. Announcement to come Monday. Beyond China, still envisions coaching w/ Wiz. Twitter @JaredZwerling

August 7, 2014 Updates

Metta World Peace is going to have a new name in China. New high-profile import playing for Chinese basketball Association club Sichuan Blue Whales is known as Ron Artest but intends to change his name to "Panda Friend" in honor of his move to China. World Peace, who is known in China as "Ci Shiping", a literal translation of "Metta World Peace," now plans to name himself after China's giant panda, a precious animal based in Southwest China's Sichuan province, where his new team is also based. China Daily

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Kobe Bryant visited Shanghai and played basketball with a group of Chinese students. Bryant said last year that he’s the best one-on-one player “to ever do it,” and he’d easily beat LeBron James in a game. Naturally, he didn’t take it easy on his fans. For The Win

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