ZHOU Qi had 32 points had 10 rebounds as China beat Syria, 90-59, at the close of its Fiba Basketball World Cup Asian qualifiers campaign on Sunday at the Nouhad Nawfal Stadium in Lebanon.The former Houston Rockets center led the ...
Feb 24, 2019
JAKARTA - China beat Iran, 84-72, on Saturday night to regain the men's basketball gold medal in the 18th Asian Games at the GBK Istora.Abudushalamalu Abudurexiti had 20 points while going 4-of-5 from three-point land while ...
Sep 1, 2018
JAKARTA - China beat Chinese Taipei, 86-63, on Thursday to reach the gold-medal match against Iran in the 18th Asian Games men's basketball tournament at the GBK Istora.NBA player Zhou Qi had 22 points while Wang Zhelin had ...
Aug 30, 2018
JAKARTA - Asi Taulava has seen generations of Chinese national players from the time he first played for the Philippines in the Asian Games in 2002.But Taulava said no one comes close to the Chinese legend in Yao Ming.Taulava faced Yao ...
Aug 22, 2018
CHICAGO - Up two, 80-78, and with ball possession in the final 1:12 of play, Gilas Pilipinas had the golden opportunity to end an ignominious 44-year losing streak against powerhouse China at the Asian Games.Seventy-two seconds. Three possessions. ...
Aug 21, 2018
JAKARTA - Title favorite China survived a major fright from a brave Gilas Pilipinas side on Tuesday, 82-80, to top their group heading to the knockout round of the basketball competition in the 2018 Asian Games.Guard Zhao Rui broke the Filipinos&# ...
Aug 21, 2018
JAKARTA - Tickets for Tuesday's Asian Games men's basketball game between the Philippines and China are sold out hours before tip-off.A check on the ticket booth outside the Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium showed that tickets for the match ...
Aug 21, 2018
CHICAGO - When a product is below standard, tends to malfunction, or breaks easily, the joke is that the poor thing must be "Made in China."Given that country's hearty appetite for cheap mass production, the stab at humor may be ...
Aug 18, 2018
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee (POC) president Ricky Vargas is seeking fairness from the NBA following reports that China will be fielding two active players in the 2018 Asian Games.Reports from Indonesia said China will have on its roster Zhou Qi and Ding ...
Aug 14, 2018
NBA
HOUSTON - Chris Paul is quickly getting adjusted to the up-tempo, high-volume offense under Mike D'Antoni's Houston Rockets.Paul had 11 points, 12 assists and four steals to lead the Rockets to a 144-82 exhibition victory ...
Oct 6, 2017
GILAS Pilipinas gets a stern test right off the bat in the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup. And oh, Chot Reyes and Co. have their job cut out for them.The Filipinos battle defending champion China on Wednesday night (6:30 p.m., ...
Aug 9, 2017
THE Gilas Pilipinas team to the 2017 Fiba Asia Cup suffered a double whammy even before it could leave for Lebanon with news that naturalized player Andray Blatche and fellow big man June Mar Fajardo were ruled out one after the other. ...
Aug 6, 2017
NBA
LAS VEGAS - When the Houston Rockets signed Zhou Qi and the Dallas Mavericks brought in Ding Yanyuhang to play on their summer league teams, there was some cynicism the moves were purely financially motivated for teams to tap more directly into the ...
Jul 12, 2017
NBA
LONZO Ball will have to wait for another shot at De'Aaron Fox. Their summer showdown Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) was canceled.The Lakers decided to rest their prized pick because of a groin injury, sitting him out of their NBA ...
Jul 11, 2017
NBA
HOUSTON - The Houston Rockets added a pair of big men in the second round of the NBA draft on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time) in Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku and Chinese center Zhou Qi.The 6-foot-10 Onuaku was selected ...
Jun 24, 2016
NBA
NEW YORK - Cleveland had one. So did Golden State.Both teams in the NBA Finals featured an Australian-born No. 1 draft pick: the Warriors' Andrew Bogut (2005) and the Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving (2011).Now Ben Simmons might be next ...
Jun 21, 2016
MIAMI - Zhou Qi needs someone to help him communicate at workouts with NBA teams, simply because he does not speak English well enough to understand most instructions.His game, however, translates just fine.In an NBA draft class that will likely have ...
May 20, 2016
ZHOU Qi, the 7-foot-2 prospect who played a big role in China's victory over Gilas Pilipinas in the 2015 Fiba Asia final, is set to declare for the NBA rookie draft, according to reports.The 20-year-old ...
Apr 15, 2016
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