Wang Junjie of Bayi Rockets aims to shoot against Qingdao Eagles in the 2019-2020 Chinese Basketball Association season. Photo: Xinhua Wang Junjie of Bayi Rockets aims to shoot against Qingdao Eagles in the 2019-2020 Chinese Basketball Association season. Photo: Xinhua
Wang Junjie of Bayi Rockets aims to shoot against Qingdao Eagles in the 2019-2020 Chinese Basketball Association season. Photo: Xinhua

CBA: Bayi Rockets, China’s army team, confirm they have pulled out of basketball league

  • Country’s most successful team cut ties on Monday after no show at season opener on Sunday, no reason given for decision
  • Founded by PLA members in 1955, team never signed foreigners but Wang Zhizhi became first Chinese player in NBA ahead of Yao Ming

Topic |   CBA (Chinese Basketball Association)
Wang Junjie of Bayi Rockets aims to shoot against Qingdao Eagles in the 2019-2020 Chinese Basketball Association season. Photo: Xinhua Wang Junjie of Bayi Rockets aims to shoot against Qingdao Eagles in the 2019-2020 Chinese Basketball Association season. Photo: Xinhua
Wang Junjie of Bayi Rockets aims to shoot against Qingdao Eagles in the 2019-2020 Chinese Basketball Association season. Photo: Xinhua
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