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Yi back in China after NBA journey

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Yi Jianlian has secured a one-year deal to return to his old club back home after the Chinese international failed to re-sign with the Dallas Mavericks in the US. 

China's Yi Jianlian during a basketball match at the London Olympics in August. He has secured a one-year deal to return to his old club back home after the Chinese international failed to re-sign with the Dallas Mavericks in the US.

The move to Guangdong Tigers leaves no Chinese-born players in the US National Basketball Association (NBA), potentially threatening the league's efforts to build up its following in the huge Asian market.

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