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Famous Basketball Players from China

Updated June 14, 2019 26.5k views26 items

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 (simplified Chinese: 陈江华; traditional Chinese: 陳江華; pinyin: Chén Jiānghuā) (born March 12, 1989, in Panyu, Shawan, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China) is Chinese former professional basketball player.... more on Wikipedia
    • Position: Point guard
    • Nationality: China
    • Birthplace: Guangzhou, China
  • Chen Nan (simplified Chinese: 陈楠; traditional Chinese: 陳楠; pinyin: Chén Nán; born January 8, 1983) is a Chinese basketball player. Chen was part of the Chinese teams that won gold medals at the 2002, 2006, and 2010 Asian Games. She competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, and the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.... more on Wikipedia
    • Position: Center
    • Nationality: China
    • Birthplace: Qingdao, China
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    Chen Xiaoli

    Chen Xiaoli (born February 20, 1982 in Fuxin, Liaoning) is a female Chinese basketball player who was part of the teams that won gold medals at the 2002 Asian Games, the 2006 Asian Games, and the 2010 Asian Games. She competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing and the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.... more on Wikipedia
    • Position: Center
    • Nationality: China
    • Birthplace: Fuxin, China
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    Ding Jinhui

    Ding Jinhui (Chinese: 丁锦辉; pinyin: Dīng Jǐnhuī) is a Chinese basketball player who currently plays for Zhejiang Golden Bulls in the Chinese Basketball Association.... more on Wikipedia
    • Position: Power forward, Center
    • Nationality: China
    • Birthplace: Lishui, China
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