The controversial former NBA All-Star originally known as Ron Artest signs one-year deal to play for Sichuan Blue Whales.
Mengke Bateer, the first Chinese player on an NBA championship-winning team, is retiring from basketball.
Kobe Bryant hints that next season may be his last after admitting it was "absolutely" possible he may call time on his glittering career.
Wang Xingjiang, nicknamed "China's Cuban" for his similarity with NBA team Dallas Mavericks boss Mark Cuban, is back to the basketball circle.
Former NBA star Stephon Marbury has a statue in front of the arena of Beijing's Wukesong Stadium and now he has a stamp named in his name and face.
Three Chinese including former NBA star Yao Ming joined the Laureus world sports academy on Wednesday.
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.