Yi Jianlian

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Even Ailing Kobe Is Unstoppable

Lakers surge forth in the 4th for 110-105 win off Bryant's 37 points

(Newser) - With 21 points in the first three quarters of last night's game against the Bucks, Kobe Bryant seemed to be feeling the effects of his "viral upper respiratory infection." But then a breakout fourth quarter left Kobe with 37 points on the night and secured a shaky 110-105... More »

76ers Send Bucks to First Home Defeat

Five Sixers score in double figures, Miller flirts with triple double

(Newser) - The Philadelphia 76ers haven’t had a lot of success so far this year but tonight they accomplished something no other team had: they beat Milwaukee at the Bradley Center. The Sixers got contributions from everyone in the 114-99 victory as Samuel Dalmebert scored 22 points and Andre Iguodala added... More »

Team China, Milwaukee Tussle Over Yi

Chinese coach claims playing for Bucks would stunt forward's growth

(Newser) - The coach of the Chinese national hoops team has a new reason for Yi Jianlian not to go to the Bucks, who recently drafted him 6th overall: the team's abundance of young frontcourt players would retard his growth as a player. Yi's agent had formerly cited Milwaukee's tiny Chinese-American community... More »

Stern Assists on Yi Talks

Commish wants to keep 7-foot forward—and lots of merchandising yuan—in Milkwaukee

(Newser) - The Bucks are doing everything to secure No. 6 pick Yi Jianlian, including showering him with team merchandise at his Summer League game this Saturday. Now commissioner David Stern is joining the effort. Sports Illustrated reports that as GM Larry Harris and coach Larry Krystkowiak woo the 7-foot Chinese phenom,... More »

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