Yi Jianlian will put on a uniform for the first time since last week's trade, but it'll read "China" not "New Jersey". While his new NBA teammates will be getting ready for the Orlando Summer League this weekend, the seven-footer will be playing against an Australian All-Star team in preparation for the Olympics next month. In an interview with NBC done before the trade Yi recalls his introduction to the NBA game.
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