There’s nothing like NBA basketball, but if you want to get your hoops fix somehow, there are some pro competitions underway around the world with a bunch of players you will recognize.
These are today’s contests in China.
3:30 am: Bayi Rockets vs. Beijing Ducks (Youku)
Players of NBA interest: Former Knick Jeremy Lin, former Jazz Ekpe Udoh, head coach Wang Zhizhi
4:00 am: Shandong Heroes vs. Jilin Northeast Tigers (Youku)
7:35 am: Nanjing Monkey Kings vs. Xinjiang Flying Tigers (Youku)
Players of NBA interest: Former Pacer Joseph Young, former Grizzly Hamed Haddadi, former Rocket Zhou Qi
8:00 am: Jiangsu Dragons vs. Guangdong Southern Tigers (Youku)
Players of NBA interest: Former Bull Antonio Blakeney, former Sun Sonny Weems, former Net Yi Jianlian