Here's Tracy McGrady Blatantly And Maliciously Elbowing The Crap Out Of…

Tracy McGrady's squad, the Qingdao Eagles (AKA the Qingdao DoubleStar Eagles), was down big in what we think was probably the fourth quarter of this CBA (Chinese Basketball Association) game. A player on the other team hits a three to push the deficit to 22 and then does approximately what we would do if we hit a… » 12/09/12 12:35pm 12/09/12 12:35pm

J.R. Smith Shattered Three Pairs Of Ankles (Including Stephon…

Here is video evidence that J.R. Smith's extended stay in China has, statistically speaking, involved more broken ankles than brawls spearheaded by his sister. Heart of Beijing has dutifully compiled video of three incidents: The first you see here actually caused an injury, and the final step-back took out Stephon… » 1/19/12 10:30am 1/19/12 10:30am

J.R. Smith's Sister Choked A Woman During A Brawl In China Involving…

Former Nuggets guard J.R. Smith is currently playing in China for the Zhejiang Golden Bulls, having been unable to escape his Chinese Basketball Association contract when the NBA lockout ended. Zhejiang faced the Bayi Rockets (you remember them as the Chinese military team who brawled with Georgetown) last night and… » 1/11/12 10:43pm 1/11/12 10:43pm

Stephon Marbury Does His Own Laundry In China

The Wall Street Journal visited Stephon Marbury in Beijing, where he's still playing ball for the CBA's undefeated Beijing Ducks and basking in the "serenity and peace of the country." Marbury is so zen he's even folding his own laundry in a modestly sized apartment. It's like StarburyTV never even existed. [WSJ] » 12/06/11 12:20pm 12/06/11 12:20pm

The Chinese Basketball Association Doesn't Want Kobe Bryant To Play…

One nice, unproductive distraction from the lockout has been to speculate about which NBA players will spend the lockout playing in China, Turkey, and, somehow, England. But now the Chinese Basketball Association has gone and deprived us even of that pleasure, announcing today that it would not permit NBA players… » 8/19/11 3:45pm 8/19/11 3:45pm

The Graceful, Oversized Legacy of Yao Ming

How long was Yao Ming going to last? That was the question about the seven-foot-six center long before he broke his foot for the first time in the NBA. When Yao joined the league nine summers ago, picked first overall in the 2002 draft by the Houston Rockets, he was the man who would bring the entire Chinese market… » 7/20/11 6:30pm 7/20/11 6:30pm