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The Dream Shake Jun 23, 2016

2016 NBA Draft: Houston Rockets select Zhou Qi from China

Morey taps into the China market to add to the Rockets roster. The Houston Rockets with their last known pick of the evening — 43rd overall — have selected Zhou Qi from China. Once again Daryl Morey has reached overseas, this time tapping into the China market to pick another tall center. Qi has a lot more range than Yao Ming ever did. He is 7'2" and almost 7'3" with a massive 7'8" wingspan.  He's known for jumping and shot blocking. He is incredibly skinny, coming in at 218 pounds soaking wet. That will need to balloon to 240 or more for him to be effective at the 5 in the NBA. You...
Liberty Ballers Jun 13, 2016

Zhou Qi: China's Best Hope For An NBA Player

Meet the 7-foot-2 20-year-old (supposedly) that could be an option for the Sixers at the end of the first round. For a country that is crazy about basketball, it is strange there hasn't been a Chinese player drafted into the NBA since Yi Jianlian almost a decade ago. Back then, even Yao Ming was buying into the hype of Yi by suggesting he resembled a ‘taller Amar'e Stoudemire' (no, really...) and the Milwaukee Bucks took him with the fourth pick of the 2007 draft. Yi's stock was so high, he initially refused to move to Wisconsin and then-Bucks owner and standing Democratic senator Herb...

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