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Toney Douglas To Sign In China

Toney Douglas will sign in China, according to a source.

Douglas was most recently with the Miami Heat.

Via David Pick/Eurobasket.com

World Peace Changes Name To Panda Friend

Metta World Peace is chaning his name to "Panda Friend" in honor of his decision to sign in the Chinese Basketball Association.

"New Chinese name coming soon. You guys are going to love it! " World Peace posted on his Chinese twitter-like social media Sina Weibo.

World Peace came into the NBA as Ron Artest and changed it ahead of the 11-12 season.

World Peace signed with the Sichuan Blue Whales last week.

Via China Daily

Sebastian Telfair Hopes China Experience Helps His Return To NBA

Sebastian Telfair is hopeful that his time playing in China will rejuvenate his career now that he's back in the NBA with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

“I’m definitely unsatisfied,” Telfair said of his career. “I’m a hooper, I’m a player, I like to play a lot. I just didn’t get as many opportunities as I would have liked.”

Telfair turned down a two-year, $7 million deal in China for a $1.3 million veteran's minimum deal with the Thunder.

Telfair averaged 26 points per game last season in China.

“I was able to prove things to myself, getting an opportunity to play 30-something minutes a night, just go out there and hoop,” Telfair said. “Your team expects you to be a guy who scores 30 points a night for you to win. That was a big part of me going down there. Just to get that opportunity to get my legs back up under me.”

Via Anthony Slater/Oklahoman

World Peace Close To Deal In China

Metta World Peace is nearing agreement to sign with the Sichuan Blue Whales of the Chinese Basketball Association.

World Peace was waived by the New York Knicks in February and there's been some suggestions that he would receive a camp invite from the Knicks due to his relationship with Phil Jackson.

Via Ian Begley/ESPN

Emmanuel Mudiay Agrees To One-Year, $1.2M Deal In China

Emmanuel Mudiay has agreed upon a $1.2 million deal with Guangdong of the China Basketball Association.

Mudiay committed to SMU, but concerns of his eligibilty became an issue this month.

Mudiay is expected to be a top lottery pick in the 2015 NBA Draft.

Sportando first reported news of the agreement.

Via Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Emmanuel Mudiay Considering Playing Overseas

Emmanuel Mudiay is considering hiring an agent and signing overseas.

Mudiay committed to SMU, but he may not be eligible to play his freshman season due to amateurism concerns.

The Chinese Basketball Association has been discussed as a possible destination for Mudiay, a native of the Congo.

Mudiay is expected to be a high lottery pick in the 2015 NBA Draft.

 

Via Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Morris, Marbury Lead Beijing To 2nd CBA Title In Three Seasons

The Beijing Ducks won their second CBA title in three seasons with their 98-88 win over the Xinjiang Flying Tigers.

Randolph Morris was named MVP by averaging 23 points and 12 rebounds in the series, and he had 30 points and 11 rebounds in the deciding game.

Stephon Marbury had 28 points, six rebounds and five assists.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Clippers Interested In Bobby Brown

The Los Angeles Clippers are interested in signing Bobby Brown.

Brown cannot sign an NBA deal until his team in China is eliminated from the playoffs.

Brown is averaging 30.9 points, 4.0 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 1.6 steals per game for Dongguan.

Via Sam Amick/USA Today

Ivan Johnson Receiving Interest From Several NBA Teams

Ivan Johnson has received interest from multiple NBA teams once he finishes his season in the Chinese Basketball Association.

The CBA regular season ends on Feb. 16.

The Atlanta Hawks are one of the interested teams.

In 25 games for the Golden Bulls, Johnson is averaging 25.8 points and 10.2 rebounds in 33.0 minutes.

Via Chris Vivlamore/Atlanta Journal Constitution

Shannon Brown Discussing Deal With Teams In China

Shannon Brown continues to discuss a deal with NBA teams, but has become increasingly engaged with offers from China.

Brown was traded to the Washington Wizards in October by the Phoenix Suns and subsequently waived.

Brown was starting the second season of a two-year, $7 million deal.

Via Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Chinese CBA Archives

Stephon Marbury Signs Three-Year Deal With Beijing

Stephon Marbury's contract runs through 2017.

Jonny Flynn Signs With Sichuan Blue Whales Of China

Jonny Flynn ended up in Australia with the Melbourne Tigers last season.
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