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

No players drafted/signed out of China are currently playing in the NBA.

Former NBA players out of China 1

NameDraftPos.HtIn the NBA
Emmanuel Mudiay2015 (7)PG1.91/ 6'3''201520205
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

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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