Yi Jianlian is a Tall, handsome and well-known professional basketball player. Known as a player in the Southern Guangdong Tigers Basketball Association of China wearing the No. 9 shirt.
Born: October 27, 1987, Heshan, Guangdong, Jiangmen, China
Yi Jianlian Age: 31 years 9 months
Yi Jianlian Height: 7 feet (2.13 m)
Weight: 112 Kg
Father’s Name: Yi Jingliu
Mother’s Name: Mai Meiling
Education: Guangdong University of Technology
Profession: Professional Basketball Player
Yi Jianlian Net Worth: $2.4 million
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Salary: 1.139 million USD (2016)
Wife: Jing Ling
NBA draft: 2007, Milwaukee Bucks (Round: 1 / Pick: 6)
Yi Jianlian Current team: Guangdong Southern Tigers (#9)
Birth, Family and Childhood Facts
Professional basketball player Yi Jianlian was born in Heshan, Guangdong Province on October 29, 1987. He is of Asian origin and has Chinese nationality. His mother’s name is Mai Meiling and father’s name is Yi Jingliu.
There is no information about his brothers. As a child, his parents did not allow him to attend sports school but he had a strong interest in basketball.
History of Education
After seeing him play on the streets, the basketball school coach convinced his family to allow him to train professionally.
Professional Life and Career
Yi Jianlian started playing basketball professionally after signing a contract with the Chinese Basketball Association of Guangdong Tiger. He was honored with the Player of the Year award in 2006.
He was not expected to enter the NBA draft until 2009 because of the China Basketball Association rule that did not allow players to leave abroad until they were 22 years old. He was chosen by the Milwaukee Bucks.
On 29 August 2007, he signed an upward contract for several years and started playing from there. Yao Ming praised his theater, saying his statistics are much better than a hiss. In 2007, it was renamed the New Month.
He missed most of his games due to knee injuries. On 26 June 2008, he was traded with the New Jersey Nets Club. During the 2009-20 seasons, he suffered several injuries that forced him to miss most of his games. It was traded in the Washington Wizards with $ 3 million in cash on June 29, 2010.
During the 2011 NBA lockout, he signed a one-year contract to return to Guangdong South Tigers. After returning on January 6, 2012, he signed a one-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks but was immediately assigned to the Texas Legends.
On August 22, 2016, he signed a one-year contract with Los Angeles Lakers for $ 8 million but was quickly released on October 24, 2016. He then returned to Guangdong Southern Tigers and started playing from there.
He is still playing with the China Southern Tigers Basketball Association. He also played for the Chinese basketball team during the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics.
Yi Jianlian Salary and net worth
His success in career led him to net worth $ 2.4 million.
Rumors and controversy
Except for commercial rumors, he had no other rumors and was subject to age controversy as well.
Yi Jianlian body measurements
It moves towards his body measurements, reaching a height of 7 feet (2.13 m) with a bodyweight of 112 kg. He has a black hair color and also black eye color. There is no information about the size of his shoes.
Social Media Profile
It is active on Instagram but not active on Facebook and Twitter. He has over 4.1 million followers on Instagram.