A fan holding a China flag watches the NBA China Games between the Brookyln Nets and Los Angeles Lakers in Shanghai in October 2019. Photo: AP A fan holding a China flag watches the NBA China Games between the Brookyln Nets and Los Angeles Lakers in Shanghai in October 2019. Photo: AP
A fan holding a China flag watches the NBA China Games between the Brookyln Nets and Los Angeles Lakers in Shanghai in October 2019. Photo: AP
Jonathan White
Opinion

Opinion

Jonathan White

NBA not only ones looking for next Yao Ming as other sports still hope to cash in on China

  • Bayern Munich chief’s reaffirmation of club’s desire for a Chinese player shows that priorities have not changed in China market
  • Houston Rockets hall-of-famer remains the ideal across all sport – and that model has expanded to India approach

A fan holding a China flag watches the NBA China Games between the Brookyln Nets and Los Angeles Lakers in Shanghai in October 2019. Photo: AP A fan holding a China flag watches the NBA China Games between the Brookyln Nets and Los Angeles Lakers in Shanghai in October 2019. Photo: AP
A fan holding a China flag watches the NBA China Games between the Brookyln Nets and Los Angeles Lakers in Shanghai in October 2019. Photo: AP
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Jonathan White

Jonathan White

Jonathan White joined the Post in 2017 after a decade reporting on sport from China. He originally moved to Beijing to coach football in 2007 and later spent two years in Shanghai.