Yi Jianlian

Dallas Mavericks #0 - Forward

  • Born: 10/27/87
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 7-0
  • Weight: 250

Can international brand attract top-three talent?

Matt Moore of CBS Sports got to thinking Sunday: can the Nets use their growing international brand, coupled with that roster and Prokhorov's wallet, to attract a "top three" player. He tweeted out his thoughts. He thinks the answer is yes.

Iran, Philippines to do battle in FIBA Asia final

Iran has dominated every game on their road to the final of the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship, but the host Philippines will look to pull off the upset on Sunday.

FIBA Asia schedule: Will Chinese Taipei advance?

Semifinal action headlines the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship schedule for Saturday. Can Chinese Taipei pull off another upset win and hand Iran its first loss of the tournament?

2013 FIBA Asia results: Chinese Taipei beats China

Quarterfinal action at the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship unfolded on Friday, and Iran joined Chinese Taipei among the teams that advanced to the semifinal round. Here's a recap of the action.

Quarterfinal play begins Friday in FIBA Asias

Former Suns and Grizzlies big man Hamed Haddadi has led Iran to an undefeated record in the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship as the quarterfinals get underway on Friday. The host Philippines are the other top seed in the tournament.

FIBA Asia Saturday results

Malaysia shook off a pair of consecutive 90-plus point defeats to stay closer to Korea and Hamed Haddadi led Iran to another win.

FIBA Asia schedule for final day of first round

Iran and China will both be moving on to the second round of the FIBA Asia Championship. Even though the result of their Saturday morning game won't really matter in the long run, it should be a nice battle between Hamed Haddadi and Yi Jianlia

Iran continues FIBA Asia dominance

Hamed Haddadi helped Iran clinch a berth in the second round with a 30-point, 13-rebound performance, but it was Malaysia's second-consecutive 90-point loss that was most noteworthy in Friday morning's action.

Olympic qualifying tourney continuing in Asia

Hamed Haddadi's Iranian team won their first game of the 2013 FIBA Asia tournament by 90 points. They likely won't be able to repeat that performance against Korea on Friday morning, however, considering the latter knocked off tournament-favorite Chi

China, where foreigners can't win MVP

Hurray! Yi Jianlian is the MVP! Wait ... he's only the MVP because foreign players are ineligible? Well that seems fair.

Yi Jianlian's NBA Window Is Closing Fast, Or Has It Already?

Could Yi Jianlian Use The D-League As Springboard Back To The NBA Again?

NBA Disappointment Day: From Yi Jianlian To Anthony Mason

The Bucks have had plenty of disappointments over the years, bu the Anthony Mason signing in 2001 still stands out as the move that helped derail a once-promising Bucks team under George Karl.

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