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Adidas AG (stylized as ɑdidɑs since 1949) is a multinational corporation, founded and headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany, that designs and manufactures shoes, clothing and accessories.
The Angolan national basketball team is controlled by the Federação Angolana de Basquetebol.
The Asian Games, also known as Asiad, is a continental multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia.
Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.
The men's tournament of basketball at the 2004 Summer Olympics at Athens, Greece began on August 15 and lasted until August 28.
Basketball at the 2006 Asian Games was the second early start among the sports in the games.
Basketball contests at the 2008 Olympic Games were held from August 9, 2008 to August 24, 2008.
The Basketball at the 2008 Summer Olympics – men's tournament began on August 10 and ended on August 24, when the United States defeated Spain 118–107 for the gold medal.
The men's tournament in basketball at the 2012 Olympic Games in London began on 29 July and ended on 12 August.
The men's tournament in basketball at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro began on 6 August and ended on 21 August.
Basketball at the Summer Olympics has been a sport for men consistently since 1936.
The Bayi Shuanglu Dianchi Rockets (八一双鹿电池火箭), also known as Bayi Shuanglu Dianchi, Bayi Army Rockets or Bayi Rockets, are a professional basketball team based in Ningbo, Zhejiang, China, which plays in the South Division of the Chinese Basketball Association.
Bobby Simmons (born June 2, 1980) is an American former professional basketball player.
Brian James (born in Taylorville, Illinois in 1956) is an American basketball coach currently serving as an assistant coach of the Northwestern University.
The Brooklyn Nets are an American professional basketball team based in the borough of Brooklyn, in New York City.
The Cantonese language is a variety of Chinese spoken in the city of Guangzhou (historically known as Canton) and its surrounding area in southeastern China.
The Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) Finals MVP is the annual award that is handed out at the end of each Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) playoff finals series to the most valuable player of that season's CBA Finals.
The Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) MVP is the annual award that is handed out at the end of each Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) regular season to the league's most valuable player.
The center (C), also known as the five, or the big man, is one of the five positions in a regular basketball game.
Charlie Alexander Villanueva (born August 24, 1984) is a Dominican-American former professional basketball player who last played for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
The Charlotte Hornets are an American professional basketball team based in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The Chicago Bulls are an American professional basketball team based in Chicago, Illinois.
The Chinese men's national basketball team is the national basketball team of the People's Republic of China and is governed by the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA).
The Chinese Basketball Association, often abbreviated as CBA, is the first-tier professional men's basketball league in China.
Christopher Wesson Bosh (born March 24, 1984) is an American professional basketball player who is currently a free agent.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
The Dallas Mavericks (often referred to as the Mavs) are an American professional basketball team based in Dallas, Texas.
Dan Fegan (February 11, 1962 – February 25, 2018) was an NBA agent and lawyer.
Delmer William Harris (born June 18, 1937) is an American basketball coach who is currently the vice president of the Texas Legends, the NBA D-League affiliate of the Dallas Mavericks.
The FIBA Asia Cup (formerly FIBA Asia Championship) is an international basketball tournament which takes place every four years between men's national teams of Asia and Oceania.
Forbes is an American business magazine.
The Forbes China Celebrity 100 is a list published annually by Forbes which ranks the influence of Chinese celebrities.
Fox Sports is the programming division of the Fox Broadcasting Company, owned by 21st Century Fox, that is responsible for sports broadcasts on the network, and its dedicated regional and national sports cable channels.
The Germany national basketball team is organized and run by the German Basketball Federation.
Google News is a news aggregator and app developed by Google.
Guangdong Hongyuan Southern Tigers or Guangdong Southern Tigers, also known as Guangdong Dongguan Bank due to sponsorship seasons, are a Chinese professional basketball team owned by the Guangdong Winnerway (Hongyuan) Group.
Herbert H. "Herb" Kohl (born February 7, 1935) is an American businessman and politician.
Heshan, formerly romanized as Hokshan, is a county-level city of Jiangmen City in the southern part of Guangdong Province, China with a total land area of and a population of 360,000.
The Houston Chronicle is the largest daily newspaper in Houston, Texas, United States.
The Houston Rockets are an American professional basketball team based in Houston, Texas.
Larry D. Harris (born 1963) served as the General Manager of the Milwaukee Bucks from 2003 until March 19, 2008.
Larry Brett Krystkowiak (born September 23, 1964) is a retired American professional basketball player, and current head coach of the Utah Utes men's basketball team.
Lawrence Adam Frank (born August 23, 1970) is an American basketball coach who is currently working as the Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Lei Sheng (Chinese 雷声 (Léi Shēng), born 7 March 1984) is a Chinese foil fencer, Olympic champion at the 2012 Summer Olympics and twice team world champion at the 2010 and 2011 World Fencing Championships.
This is a list of flag bearers who have represented China at the Olympics. Flag bearers carry the national flag of their country at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games.
The Lithuania men's national basketball team (Lithuanian: Lietuvos nacionalinė vyrų krepšinio rinktinė) participates in FIBA's competitions.
The Los Angeles Lakers are an American professional basketball team based in Los Angeles.
Luke Theodore Walton (born March 28, 1980) is an American professional basketball coach and former player.
The Milwaukee Bucks are an American professional basketball team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is a daily morning broadsheet printed in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada).
The NBA draft is an annual event dating back to 1947 in which the (now thirty) teams from the National Basketball Association (NBA) can draft players who are eligible and wish to join the league.
The NBA G League is the National Basketball Association's official minor league basketball organization.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
The New York Daily News, officially titled Daily News, is an American newspaper based in New York City.
The Oklahoma City Thunder are an American professional basketball team based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
The Orlando Magic are an American professional basketball team based in Orlando, Florida.
Paul Anthony Pierce (born October 13, 1977) is an American retired professional basketball player who played 19 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
The power forward (PF), also known as the four, is one of the five positions in a regulation basketball game.
Quinton Lenord Ross (born April 30, 1981) is an American former professional basketball player.
Richard Allen Jefferson (born June 21, 1980) is an American professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
The Rising Stars Challenge is a Basketball exhibition game held by the National Basketball Association (NBA) on the Friday before the annual All-Star Game as part of the All-Star Weekend.
Rodney King Thorn (born May 23, 1941) is an American basketball executive and a former player and coach.
Shane Courtney Battier (born September 9, 1978) is an American retired professional basketball player who played for various teams of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
The Spanish national basketball team is organized and run by the Spanish Basketball Federation.
Standard Chinese, also known as Modern Standard Mandarin, Standard Mandarin, or simply Mandarin, is a standard variety of Chinese that is the sole official language of both China and Taiwan (de facto), and also one of the four official languages of Singapore.
Sun Yue (born November 6, 1985) is a Chinese basketball player who currently plays for Beijing Ducks in the Chinese Basketball Association.
The Texas Legends are an NBA G League team based in Frisco, Texas and the minor league affiliate of the Dallas Mavericks.
The Star-Ledger is the largest circulated newspaper in the U.S. state of New Jersey and is based in Newark.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Tracy Lamar McGrady Jr. (born May 24, 1979) is an American retired professional basketball player who is best known for his career in the National Basketball Association (NBA), where he played as both a shooting guard and small forward.
The USA Basketball Men's National Team, commonly known as the United States Men's National Basketball Team, is the leading and most successful team in international competition, winning medals in seventeen Olympic tournaments, coming away with fifteen golds.
USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.
Wang Zhizhi (pronounced; born 8 July 1977) is a retired Chinese professional basketball player who most recently played for Bayi Rockets in the Chinese Basketball Association.
The Washington Wizards are an American professional basketball team based in Washington, D.C. The Wizards compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the league's Eastern Conference Southeast Division.
Yao Ming (born September 12, 1980) is a Chinese retired professional basketball player who played for the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) and the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Yì is a Chinese surname, in Cantonese it is transliterated as Yick or Yik, the Chinese commercial code (CCC) of which is 2496.
The 2002–03 CBA season is the eighth CBA season.
The 2003 FIBA Under-19 World Championship was the seventh men's under-19 only, international basketball competition organized by FIBA.
The 2003–04 CBA season is the ninth CBA season.
The 2004–05 CBA season is the tenth CBA season.
The 2005 FIBA Asia Championship was the men's basketball qualifying tournament for FIBA Asia at the 2006 FIBA World Championship at Japan.
The 2005–06 CBA season is the 11th CBA season.
The 2006 Asian Games (دورة الألعاب الآسيوية 2006, Dawrat al-ʼAl‘ab al-Asīawīah), officially known as the XV Asiad, was an Asian multi-sport event held in Doha, Qatar from December 1 to 15, 2006 with 424 events in 39 sports and disciplines featured in the games.
The 2006 FIBA World Championship was an international basketball competition hosted by Japan from August 19 to September 3, 2006.
The 2006 NBA draft was held on June 28, 2006, at the Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City and was broadcast in the United States on ESPN.
The 2006–07 CBA season is the 12th CBA season.
The 2007 NBA draft was held on June 28, 2007 at the WaMu Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York.
The 2007–08 NBA season was the 62nd season of the National Basketball Association.
The 2008 NBA All-Star Game was an exhibition basketball game played on February 17, 2008 at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, home of the New Orleans Hornets.
The 2008 Sichuan earthquakeSome early Western reports used the term Chengdu quake; e.g.,,, etc.
The 2008 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad and commonly known as Beijing 2008, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 8 to 24 August 2008 in Beijing, China.
The 2009 FIBA Asia Championship for Men was the biennial Asian continental championship and also served as the FIBA Asia qualifying tournament for the 2010 FIBA World Championship.
The 2009 NBA All-Star Game was an exhibition basketball game played on February 15, 2009 at US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona, home of the Phoenix Suns.
The 2009–10 NBA season was the 64th season of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
The 2010 FIBA World Championship, hosted by Turkey, was the international basketball competition contested by the men's national teams.
The 2010–11 NBA season was the 65th season of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
The 2011 FIBA Asia Championship for Men is the intercontinental championship for basketball organized by FIBA Asia that doubles as a qualifying tournament for the men's basketball tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England, United Kingdom.
The 2011 NBA lockout was the fourth lockout in the history of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
The 2011–12 CBA season is the 17th CBA season.
The 2011–12 NBA season, the 66th season of the National Basketball Association (NBA), began with the signing of a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between the owners of the 30 NBA teams and the NBA's players.
The 2012 NBA Playoffs was the postseason tournament of the National Basketball Association's 2011–12 season.
The 2012 Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London 2012, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 27 July to 12 August 2012 in London, United Kingdom.
The 2012–13 CBA season was the 18th CBA season.
The 2013–14 CBA season is the 19th CBA season. Sichuan Blue Whales were promoted to the CBA, becoming the 18th team of the league. The regular season began on Friday, November 8, 2013 with the Guangdong Southern Tigers hosting the Sichuan Blue Whales. The 2014 CBA All-Star Game was played on January 19, 2014, at the MasterCard Center in Beijing. The regular season ended on Sunday, February 16, 2014.
The 2014–15 CBA season was the 20th Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) season. The Jiangsu Tongxi Monkey Kings and Chongqing Fly Dragons were "promoted" to the CBA, becoming the league's 19th and 20th teams. Two clubs also altered or changed their mascots, with the Foshan Dralions opting to be called the Foshan Long-Lions in English, while the Shandong Gold Lions became the Shandong Golden Stars. The regular season began on Saturday, November 1, 2014 with the Beijing Ducks hosting the Guangdong Southern Tigers. The 2015 CBA All-Star Game was played on January 18, 2015, at the Beijing National Indoor Stadium in Beijing. The regular season ended on Sunday, February 1, 2015, and the playoffs began on Friday, February 6, 2015.
The 2015 FIBA Asia Championship for Men was the 28th continental basketball championship in Asia.
The 2015–16 CBA season was the 21st season of the Chinese Basketball Association. The regular season began on Saturday, October 31, 2015, with the Beijing Ducks hosting the Xinjiang Flying Tigers. The regular season ended on Friday, February 5, 2016, and the playoffs began on Monday, February 15, 2016.
The 2016 NBA draft was held on June 23, 2016, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
The 2016–17 CBA season is the 22nd season of the Chinese Basketball Association. The regular season began on Saturday, October 29, 2016, with the defending champion Sichuan Blue Whales hosting the Beikong Fly Dragons. The regular season ends on Sunday, February 19, 2017, and the playoffs begin on Friday, February 24, 2017.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.