Chinese CBA Wiretap

J.J. Hickson, Dominique Jones Sign With Jiangsu Tongxi

Aug 11, 2017 11:04 PM

J.J. Hickson and Dominque Jones  have agreed to sign with Jiangsu Tongxi in China.

Hickson played in China last season with Fujian, averaging 24.5 points, 13.4 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game.

Hickson last played in the NBA in 15-16 with the Washington Wizards.

David Pick

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Ty Lawson Agrees Upon $2.4M Deal With Shandong

Aug 9, 2017 10:31 AM

Ty Lawson has agreed to sign with the Shandong Golden Stars on a one-year deal worth $2.4 million net. Lawson's deal could hit $3 million with bonuses. 

Lawson spent last season with the Sacramento Kings.

Lawson bounced around during the 15-16 season, playing for the Houston Rockets and Indiana Pacers following his trade by the Denver Nuggets.

David Pick

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Terrence Jones Agrees Upon Two-Year, $2M Deal With Qingdao

Jul 31, 2017 5:57 PM

Terrence Jones has agreed upon a two-year, $2 million deal with Qingdao.

Jones spent last season with the New Orleans Pelicans and Milwaukee Bucks.

Jones had a PER of 16.1 last season.

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Jamaal Franklin Signs Two-Year, $4M Deal With Sichuan

Jul 30, 2017 9:45 AM

Jamaal Franklin has agreed upon a two-year, $4 million deal with Sichuan in China.

Franklin pursued an NBA return this offseason. Franklin last played in the NBA in 14-15 with the Denver Nuggets.

Franklin averaged 33.6 points, 10.3 rebounds and 8.8 assists in China last season.

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Kevin Knox Turned Down $1.4M Offer From Team In China

Apr 16, 2017 11:18 PM

Kevin Knox received a $1.4 million offer from a team in the Chinese Basketball Association to play in their league instead of attend college before entering the 2018 NBA Draft.

"I didn't put much stock into the offer," said his father, also named Kevin. "We politely said thanks but no thanks. He's going to college."

Knox is still deciding which college to attend, picking between Duke, Florida State, Kentucky, Missouri and North Carolina.

Knox has recently been on the high school All-Star Game circuit, beginning in Chicago at the McDonald's game, then the Nike Hoop Summit in Portland and in New York City for the Jordan Brand Classic.

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Josh Smith Signs $1.5M Deal With Sichuan Whales

Nov 8, 2016 10:33 AM

Josh Smith has signed a three-month, $1.5 million deal in China with the Sichuan Whales.

Smith split parts of last season with the Los Angeles Clippers and Houston Rockets.

In an interview with Shams Charania in late September, Smith talked about wanting to remain in the NBA and that he was prepared to make changes to do so.

Smith could return to the NBA at the end of the season following his stint in China as many former NBA players have done.

David Pick

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DeJuan Blair Signs With Jiangsu Tongxi

Sep 7, 2016 1:14 PM

DeJuan Blair has agreed to sign with Jiangsu Tongxi of China.

Blair spent the past two seasons with the Washington Wizards and was released in February by the Phoenix Suns following his trade to the team.

Blair averaged fewer than 10 minutes per game each of the past two seasons.

David Pick

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Jared Cunningham Signs With Jiangsu Tongxi

Aug 23, 2016 11:08 AM

Jared Cunningham has signed with Jiangsu Tongxi of China.

Cunningham was a first round pick by the Cavaliers in 2012 out of Oregon State with his draft rights traded to the Mavericks. Cunningham bounced around the NBA before signing with the Cavs before the 15-16 season. Cunningham was waived by the Magic following his inclusion in the Channing Frye trade before ultimately finishing 15-16 with the Bucks.

Cunningham has a career PER of 6.8 in 84 NBA games.

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