NBA players drafted/signed out of China

9 players out of teams from China has been selected in NBA draft history, 3 in the first round (1 during the last 10 years), 5 in the second round and 1 among the top 3 picks. The last time a player out of China was selected in the NBA draft was in 2016.

NBA teams with most selected players drafted out of China: Dallas Mavericks (2 times), Houston Rockets (2).

Active NBA players drafted/signed out of China 1

Former NBA players out of China 1

NameDraftPos.HtIn the NBA
FromToSeasons
Zhou Qi2016 (43)C2.18/ 7'2''201720192
Yi Jianlian2007 (6)PF2.11/ 6'11''200720125
Yao Ming2002 (1)C2.29/ 7'6''200220118
Sun Yue2007 (40)PG/SG2.05/ 6'9''200820091
Wang Zhizhi1999 (36)C2.13/ 7'0''200020055
Mengke Bateer1999 (-)C2.11/ 6'11''200120043

Other NBA draft picks out of China 1

YEARPICKROUNDPOS.PLAYERTEAM
201657227Wang ZhelinMemphis Grizzlies
200357228Xue YuyangDallas Mavericks
198767321Song TaoAtlanta Hawks
(1) Non NCAA international players are listed by the country in which they were playing when drafted or signed if undrafted.
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