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The Los Angeles Lakers waived Yi Jianlian and Anthony Brown before the start of the new NBA Season. Yi Jianlian averaged 3.0 points and 2.5 rebounds in just 10.7 minutes per game in the NBA preseason.
It’s official, Yi Jianlian of China is back in the NBA as he was signed by the Los Angeles Lakers and will team up with Jordan Clarkson!
USA defeated China, 119-62 in Day 1 of the 2016 Rio Olympics Basketball led by Kevin Durant with 25 points. DeMarcus Cousins played well for Team USA with 17 points and 5 rebounds. Yi Jianlian led China with 25 points.
Watch: USA vs China Rio Olympics Game Highlights
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Yi Jianlian of China was named Most Valuable Player of the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship while Jayson Castro is still part of the All-Star Five this year after being named Best Point Guard also in 2013.
China won the Gold Medal while Philippines settled for Silver and Iran captured the Bronze Medal.
Watch FIBA Asia Awarding Ceremony Video
Jayson Castro was named Best Point Guard in Asia in the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship and is part of the All-Star Five along with Samad Nikkhah Bahrami of Iran, and Qi Zhou, Guo Ailun and Yi Jianlian from China.
Day 8 (Semifinals) of the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship in Changsha, China (October 2, 2015)
2015 FIBA Asia Championship Day 8 Results
Game 1: China defeated Iran, 70-57
Top Scorer: Yi Jianlian with 13 points
Game 2: Philippines defeated Japan, 81-70
Top Scorer: Andray Blatche with 22 points