Who is the most famous NBA player in China?

On the player side, Warriors star guard Steph Curry was crowned the most popular NBA player on the Chinese social media network Weibo.

Who was the first foreign NBA player?

Hank Biasatti, who was born in Italy and raised in Canada, was the first international player in the league in 1946. The number of international players in the league rose after the formation of the Dream Team when NBA players were allowed into Olympic play starting in 1992.

Who was the second Chinese NBA player?

Zhizhi, it’s about the man who followed his path, Mengke Bateer. On February 27th, Bateer became the second player from China to play in the NBA. He joined the Denver Nuggets for their final 25 games, as Denver had just depleted themselves at the center position by trading Raef LaFrentz.

Who is the best athlete in China?

Yang Qian (female, shooting). Su Bingtian (male, athletics). Shi Tingmao (female, diving). Ma Long (male, table tennis). Gong Lijiao (female, athletics). Gu Ailing (female, freestyle skiing). Lyu Xiaojun (male, weightlifting). Zhang Yufei (female, swimming).