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NBA star Gilbert Arenas joins Shanghai Sharks

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Former NBA All-Star guard Gilbert Arenas signed with the Shanghai Sharks Monday, and will play this season for the Chinese Basketball Association club owned by retired superstar Yao Ming. 

Gilbert Arenas #1 of the Orlando Magic heads for the basket as Nate Robinson #4 of the Boston Celtics defends in January last year at the TD Garden in Boston. Arenas signed with the Shanghai Sharks Monday, and will play this season for the Chinese Basketball Association club owned by retired superstar Yao Ming.

Arenas joins several other former US National Basketball Association (NBA) stars in the CBA, such as Stephon Marbury and Tracy McGrady, who have sought to prolong their stellar careers in China.

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