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Chinese Basketball (CBA) Posted by on Jan 28, 2013

After Yao Ming (姚明 – yáo míng) joined the NBA, basketball took China by storm. Ping pong tables everywhere were left deserted as millions of Chinese youth instead began opting to lace up their Nikes and hit the basketball court (篮球场 – lán qiú chǎng). These days, basketball is everywhere you look here. The courts are…

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2011 Year in Review Posted by on Dec 30, 2011

It’s been an amazing year for Transparent Chinese. Our Facebook page passed the 50,000 fans mark, our YouTube and Twitter pages have had great success, and our blog looks better than ever. Of course, we couldn’t have done it without YOU! We’d like to thank all of our readers for supporting us and making 2011…

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Ballin’ – China Style Posted by on Nov 18, 2011

While the billionaire suits and the millionaire players can’t seem to reach an agreement on the other side of the world in the NBA, there will still be basketball this season in China. With an eminent NBA lockout this season, hordes of players have jumped ship to join the CBA (中国男子篮球职业联赛 – zhōng guó nán…

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再见, 姚明!(Yao Ming’s NBA Retirement) Posted by on Jul 14, 2011

Father time is undefeated. Just ask Yao Ming’s legs, knees, feet and ankles. After two injury-plagued seasons in which the Chinese All-star Center played only 5 games, and underwent multiple leg and foot surgeries, Yao Ming (姚明) is finally calling it quits, and is reportedly retiring from the NBA. We will miss you, Yao, especially in…

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