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Yi May Be Hurting, but Chinese Are Still Voting

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Yi Jianlian knows why he's so close to Kevin Garnett in All-Star balloting. "It's only because there are a lot of Chinese people and a lot of fans," says Yi, admitting "[Garnett is] the best power forward in the league." Marc J. Spears of the Boston Globe lays it out in more detail, noting the eight Chinese reporters who sent stories back home and Yi's popularity, particularly with young girls.