Originally Posted by jailer
I was thinking take a chance on Yi Jianlian.I have been doing some research.He looks really promising.He is very quick and a good ball handler for his size.He has good leaping ability ok timing on blocking shots.Also a nice jumper.Also we would gain an immediate boost from the chinese public We would gain a national audience as well from espn and tnt.Just a thought.
I just visited Guangdong (his home province) and most people over there are quite bearish about his ability. However, Yao says Yi is better than he is. He also got blocked by Nate Robinson so I wouldn't give it much weight.