The controversial former NBA All-Star originally known as Ron Artest signs one-year deal to play for Sichuan Blue Whales.
Two NBA preseason games between the Charlotte Hornets and the Los Angeles Clippers will be held in China in October, the National Basketball Association announced in Shenzhen on Wednesday.
Beijing beat Liaoning 105-93 on home court thanks to Stephon Marbury's 30 points, leading 3-2 in the best-of-seven finals of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league on Thursday.
Stephon Marbury knocked down 36 points, including two three-point shows in the final one minute, to pace Beijing over Liaoning 111-110, tying the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) finals series 2-2 on Tuesday.
Basketball's governing body says the 2019 World Cup will be played in Asia, with China and the Philippines bidding to host the tournament.
Basketball legend Yao Ming is arguably both the tallest and the highest-profile political adviser in the country, and his views on sports development always attract attention.
Physical education has traditionally involved students wearily running laps on campus, but Yao Ming's new proposal to introduce specialized PE courses is intended to make it fun.
"Ma Zhengwei" Stephon Marbury laid down another milestone in his blissful Chinese journey when he played his 200th Chinese league game for Beijing and won.
Liaoning will wait for the winners between Beijing and Guangdong to vie for the crown of 2014-2015 CBA basketball league.
Beijing's forward Li Gen scored 12 of his team-high 27 points in the fourth period as the defending champions beat Guangdong 103-96 to lead 2-0 in the best-of-five series of the CBA semifinal on Friday.
The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games Bid Committee named six promotion ambassadors on Tuesday, including former NBA star Yao Ming.
The National Basketball Association is forming its largest international digital partnership through an expansion of its arrangements with Chinese Internet giant Tencent.
As part of the NBA's global outreach efforts, five teams have been tagged for this year's installment of the league's Global Games initiative.