Yi Jianlian

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Birthday
27, 1984
Birthplace
Heshan, China
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
27, 1984 (age 34)
Birthplace
Heshan, China

About

Chinese power forward/center who played professionally in the NBA and in China; drafted 6th overall by the Milwaukee Bucks in 2007.

Before Fame

He began his professional career with the Guangdong Southern Tigers in 2002.

Trivia

He endorsed products for both Nike and Coca-Cola.

Family Life

His parents Yi Jingliu and Mai Meiling were professional handball players.

Associated With

Chinese NBA All-Star Yao Ming praised Yi's NBA debut, saying it compared favorably to his own.