NBA commissioner Adam Silver is frustrated that there are no Chinese players playing in the NBA.
According to Silver, they need to increase the pool of top-not Chinese players, thinking that it will have a big impact on the league and Chinese basketball as well.
This was said by the commissioner of the NBA at a press conference before Game 1 of the 2017 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers at Oracle Arena.
Silver added that he was communicating with retired eight-time NBA All-Star Yao Ming.
Yao Ming is now the head of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) and committed to seeing China grow at the NBA, World Cup of Basketball and Olympics.
Commissioner Silver is also working the creation id academies with Yao in China to bring together some of the best players in very young age and become NBA players.
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