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Famous Basketball Players from China

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List of famous basketball players from China, listed alphabetically with photos of the players when available. China has produced some very talented basketball players over the years, including centers, guards and forwards. These are some of the best Chinese basketball players to ever live, so if you're a native of China and are aspiring to play ball professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular basketball player from China then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List players include Yu Shulong, Zhang Zhaoxu and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Chinese basketball players?" and "Which basketball players are from China?"

You can click on the names of these legendary basketball players of China in order to get more information about each one. If you play basketball or just love the sport then use this list of talented Chinese basketball players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.

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    Chen Jianghua, in Panyu, Shawan, Guangzhou, Guangdong, People's Republic of China is Chinese professional basketball player.more

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    • Position: Point guard
    • Nationality: China
    • Birthplace: Guangzhou, China
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    Chen Nan is a Chinese basketball player.more

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    • Position: Center
    • Nationality: China
    • Birthplace: Qingdao, China
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    Chen Xiaoli

    Chen Xiaoli is a female Chinese basketball player who was part of the team that won the gold medal at the 2002 Asian Games. She competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing and the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.more

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    • Position: Center
    • Nationality: China
    • Birthplace: Fuxin, China
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    Ding Jinhui

    Ding Jinhui is a Chinese basketball player who currently plays for Zhejiang Golden Bulls in the Chinese Basketball Association.more

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    • Position: Power forward, Center
    • Nationality: China
    • Birthplace: Lishui, China
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    Guo Ailun

    Guo Ailun is a Chinese basketball player who currently plays for Liaoning Flying Leopards in the Chinese Basketball Association.more

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    • Nationality: China
    • Birthplace: Liaoyang, China
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    Jeremy Lin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Basketball Players from China
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    Jeremy Shu-How Lin is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. He unexpectedly led a winning turnaround with the New York Knicks in 2012, which generated a global following known as "Linsanity." After receiving no athletic scholarship ...more

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    • Position: Point guard
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
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    Jin Lipeng

    Jin Lipeng is a Chinese professional basketball player. He currently plays for the Zhejiang Lions of the Chinese Basketball Association. He is also a member of the Chinese national basketball team.more

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    • Nationality: China
    • Birthplace: Liaoning, China
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    Li Xiaoxu

    Li Xiaoxu is a Chinese basketball player who currently plays for Liaoning Flying Leopards in the Chinese Basketball Association.more

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    • Position: Center
    • Nationality: China
    • Birthplace: Liaoning, China
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