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Feeling he would have better opportunities elsewhere, Yi requested a release from the Lakers prior to the start of the regular season. In , Yi was once again selected to play for the Chinese national team at the Summer Olympics. In China's first two group stage matches, Yi scored 9 and 4 points respectively, and China lost both their games against the United States and Spain. Yi is fluent in both Mandarin and his native tongue of Cantonese.
He was ranked fourth on Forbes ' China Celebrity in income and popularity in In , Yi was listed as being born in during the Four Nation Tournament,  but Chinese officials said that it was probably a typographical error. In and , Yi's date of birth was further scrutinized as being 27 October , including a Chinese reporter discovering a high school enrollment form from that listed Yi as being born on 27 October From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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To search for a player use one of two formats: Click to close or press Esc. Braves Verlander strikes out 11, lowers ERA to 2. Alan Williams, Nets agree on 2-way deal Shams: Sports Fantasy March Madness. Mike D'Antoni - C - Rockets. Rockets associate head coach Jeff Bzdelik announced his retirement on Sunday. The rest of Houston's coaching staff will seek to pick up where Bzdelik left off as "the architect of [the] franchise's rejuvenated defense.
Assistant coach Roy Rogers is expected to assume most of Bzdelik's defensive duties, beginning with how to replace Trevor Ariza's impact on that end of the court.
Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter. Dwyane Wade - G - Heat. Can I be away from my family? He said he'll be giving "for one last season, everything else that I have left. Dennis Schroder - G - Thunder. Schroder and teammate Maxi Kleber Mavs connected on a dramatic alley-oop to force OT -- you can watch the play via the link below.
Both players look to be in fine form with NBA training camps on the horizon, and we'll be watching Schroder closely since his fantasy value hinges on his ability to play alongside Russell Westbrook. Russell Westbrook , Maxi Kleber. Dzanan Musa - F - Nets.
The severity of the injury will be assessed by Brooklyn on Monday, and initially it seems that reports by Bosnian media of an Achilles injury were incorrect. Musa's own tweet refutes that report, given his projected timetable, but we'll know more within a few days. Jusuf Nurkic - C - Trail Blazers. Bosnia and Herzegovina haven't fared all that well at the World Cup Qualifiers, with Nurkic's National Team owning a record, but at least he'll come into camp fit.
He could see an increase in minutes next season with Ed Davis no longer around, although he'll still need to fend off Zach Collins. He could be a nice value pick towards the later rounds on draft day. Justin Patton - C - Timberwolves. We should get an official timetable on Patton once he goes under the knife, but there's a good chance this will have him missing the early portion of the season.
He's not worth drafting anywhere. Burke is seeing right at 30 minutes per game over his last six games. The only one of those games in which he struggled was against Memphis. In all of the others, he has had at least 22 FanDuel points. He is a strong play because he is eclipsing 4. He is a risk even at this price, but on the nights that he has played at least 28 minutes, he has gone got between 4. Trying to predict when he will get the minutes is hard to do though.
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