No place is more bummed out by Yi Jianlian's injury than China. While Nets may lament his loss, Chinese fans see it as another in a series of setbacks for the national hoops program. Yao Ming is out for the season. Sun Yue was cut by both the Lakers and Knicks and now Yi is out. One writer noted that the "sudden brake" will also hurt the NBA's fortunes overseas.
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