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Bayi Rockets - Bayi Rockets Players, Wang Zhizhi, Liu Yudong, Li Nan, Mu Tiezhu, Wang Lei, Feng Lei (Paperback) Loot Price: R182
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Bayi Rockets - Bayi Rockets Players, Wang Zhizhi, Liu Yudong, Li Nan, Mu Tiezhu, Wang Lei, Feng Lei (Paperback): Books Llc

Bayi Rockets - Bayi Rockets Players, Wang Zhizhi, Liu Yudong, Li Nan, Mu Tiezhu, Wang Lei, Feng Lei (Paperback)

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Wang Zhizhi (Chinese: pinyin: Wng Zh¬zh¬; born July 8, 1977 in Beijing, China) is a Chinese professional basketball player. He is a former player in the National Basketball Association. Wang is 214 cm (7'0") tall. Wang's father Wang Weijun (196 cm) and mother Ren Huanzhen (186 cm) were both basketball players. Wang is married with one son, Jerry. Wang joined the Army club in 1994. When the Chinese Basketball Association started in 1995, Wang was one of the youngest players in the league. Nevertheless, he soon became a starter in the star-studded army team Bayi Rockets. From 1995 to his departure for the NBA after the 2001 Finals, the import-less Bayi Rockets won all CBA Finals and National Games of the PRC. The Bayi dynasty was upended by Yao Ming and the Shanghai Sharks as soon as Wang left for the NBA. In the 1995 FIBA World Championship for Juniors (Under-19 players), Wang led China to a 9th place finish with a 4-4 record. He averaged 22.3 points, making 60% of his field goals and 86% of his free throws. He also averaged 11.1 rebounds per game and led the tournament in shots blocked. As a result, Wang was named to the All-Tournament team. In 1996, Wang became the first Asian player invited to play for the international squad against the best USA high school players in the prestigious Nike Hoop Summit Game. He started and scored 6 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. He was offered a basketball scholarship from John Thompson of Georgetown University. Wang Zhizhi became an Olympian in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, where he started and averaged 11.1 points and 5.6 rebounds, helping China to finish in 8th place. In the 1997 Asia Basketball Championship, a fever Wang had was partially responsible for a semifinal loss to Korea, which prevented China f... More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=488277


Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2010
First published: June 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 26
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-97159-7
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-157-97159-8
Barcode: 9781157971597

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