china

THE WAY WE BALL

Chinese Iverson, the World's Craziest Fans, and Emmanuel Mudiay's Journey

In the second episode of THE WAY WE BALL, we look at China’s thriving basketball culture through the eyes of the next coming of Allen Iverson, a die hard fan group, and a foreign import.
VICE Sports
10.2.18
nba

The Rockets and Warriors are on a Collision Course for China's Heart

The NBA's two best teams are also the most popular clubs in the world's most populous country. If they square off in the postseason, so much more than a trip to the Finals will be at stake.
Alex Wong
4.12.18
Basketball

Trump Wants LiAngelo Ball, UCLA Players to Thank Him for Release

He claimed they were looking at 10 years in prison.
Liam Daniel Pierce
11.15.17
liangelo ball

Trump Intervened on Behalf of LiAngelo Ball While in China

Trump asked the president of China, Xi Jinping, to help out the three UCLA basketball players accused of stealing items while in Beijing.
Sean Newell
11.13.17
college basketball

LiAngelo Ball Released on Bail After Shoplifting Charges in China

Ball and two UCLA teammates could face jail time, depending on the value of the goods they are accused of stealing.
Liam Daniel Pierce
11.8.17
russ smith

Russ Smith is Lighting Up Chinese Basketball

Since arriving in China, the former Louisville guard has only scored less than 60 points twice.
Andrew Crawford
7.7.17
Over the Thompson

Klay Thompson, China Chronicles: Gets Tickled, Destroyed in Arm Wrestling

It's fun. It's silly.
Liam Daniel Pierce
6.30.17
china

The NBA Looks to India, Basketball's New 'Wild West'

"If the NBA were able to get basketball off the ground in India, I would be willing to kiss Adam Silver’s feet," one international sports agent says. "It’s going to be really hard."
Alex Wong
5.3.17
china

​Meet The Canadian Banker Who Has Devoted His Life to Chinese Hockey

Beijing is hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics and now is home to a KHL team. One Canadian man has become hockey's chief evangelist in China.
Terrence Doyle
2.20.17
china

Man Wins Turkish Dunk Contest By Launching Over a Five-Pack of Dudes

Tyler Honeycutt's human obstacles came in looking like a bunch of pros.
Liam Daniel Pierce
1.15.17
china as a football superpower

How Big a Threat is China to European Football and The Premier League?

While there has been a parochial tendency to write off ambitious foreign football competitions in recent times, the Chinese Super League is different. Here’s why China poses a serious threat to European dominance.
Will Magee
1.5.17
nba

Meet the Play-by-Play "Announcers" Live-Texting NBA Games to Millions of Fans in China

For NBA fans in China who are at work or school when games are being played in the US, mobile phones offer a unique way to "watch" their favorite teams.
Yu Wang
12.12.16
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