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Yi Jianlian Gets Second Chance for NBA Success by Signing with the Los Angeles Lakers

The rumors were confirmed on Monday when it was reported that forward Yi Jianlian put pen to paper on a deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, making his return to the National Basketball Association official.

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Making Sense of the Guangdong Southern Tigers Signing of 18-Year-Old Emmanuel Mudiay

After all of the hoopla that went on at the 2014 NBA Draft last month in New York City, the media's attention has now turned to the next class that will most likely grace the stage come 2015, with phenom point guard Emmanuel Mundiay being on the lips of every pundit.

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The CBA Finals Marred By Foul Play Instruction

It could be another classic game in the history of the CBA, when the Beijing Ducks, with the help of Stephon Marbury, arguably the best import ever in the league, challenges the Guangdong Southern Tigers, which won seven out of eight recent finals. But what happened in Game 1 of the finals turned out to be a disgrace for Chinese basketball.

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Where Are The Evil Empires Among China’s Sports Teams?

On March 8, 1983, in Orlando, Florida, former United States President Ronald Reagan gave a speech where he was first recorded to have said the phrase "evil empire". At that time tensions between the US and the Soviet Union were at an all time high and it seemed that the Cold War would continue well on into the next millennium.

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Unstoppable Guangdong Wins CBA Title

Guangdong Southern Tigers (广东宏远) beat Xinjiang Flying Tigers (新疆广汇) 106-95, notching their fifth CBA title in six years by 4-1 in the finals.

Xinjiang were ahead 32-23 after the first quarter but Guangdong bounced back to lead 50-48 at the half. The defending champion extended their lead to 10 points in the their quarter by 78-68. Xinjiang scored only 8 points in the fourth quarter, the lowest in the history of CBA finals.

The Southern Tigers set a new CBA record this season by winning 29 games in a row until Xinjiang managed to grab a victory in the 3rd game of the finals.

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Struck by State-ownership, Shanghai Sharks Is Struggling without Sponsor

Two players in Guangdong Southern Tigers (广东宏远) and three in Shandong Lions (山东黄金) were fined and suspended by CBA last week for a brawl in their quarter-final playoff match. Guangdong, the defending champion, was barely touched by the punishment and extended their winning streak to 25 games after defeating Dongguan Leopards (东莞马可波罗) by 111 - 103 in their first semi-final match on Sunday. Everyone's happy in the in-form Guangdong side, even the two young players who were supposed to be put on the bench be there's a suspension or not. The two were fined RMB 70,000 ($ 10,239 USD) in all. This may not be a small sum for bench players, but their financial situation is head and shoulders above veterans like Liu Wei (刘炜) in the Shanghai team.

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