Yi Jianlian is not Michael Phelps (who is?) but the jump shot he made against Germany has made him a hero in China. National media praised the team's advance and Yi's redemption. "His maturation and modesty" has impressed the Nets, reported Xinhua, China's official news agency. Yi himself wrote on his Chinese blog that he can "express my feelings" only in exclamation marks and then used five of them.
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