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Los Angeles Lakers will bring Yi Jianlian back to the NBA following his strong performance at the Rio Olympics

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
i Jianlian, China's second most popular basketball star after Yao Ming, last played in the American league for the Dallas Mavericks in 2012 and spent the past four seasons in the Chinese Basketball Association. In Rio, he averaged 20.4 points and 6.6 rebounds in 5 games.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.

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