It's a rough, machine translation, but one thing that's not lost is Chinese basketball officials' happiness with Yi Jianlian's newfound strength. "You can see his shoulders and arms--more robust than in the past," said one after Friday's practice. "We can see from the confrontation, the tough style, (he's) more determined to attack." With Yao Ming out of the FIBA Asia Cup, that's crucial for Team China, they add.
Yi's New Strength Makes Him "More Determined to Attack"
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