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Los Angeles Lakers are close to finishing a deal to bring Yi Jianlian, a 28-year-old 7-footer, back to the NBA

i Jianlian, a veteran forward who averaged 20.4 points in China's five basketball games at the Rio Olympics, will join the Los Angeles Lakers for a one-year deal in the $8 million range, sources said.
9 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is an editorial consultant with SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.
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