NY Times' Jim Yardley On The Rise Of Chinese Basketball, And The Impact Of Jeremy Lin

This week we had the pleasure of sitting down to interview Jim Yardley, the author of the new book Brave Dragons.

Yardley lived for several years in China, and spent the last two years following the basketball team The Brave Dragons, which made an effort to incorporate an American style of play. In addition to hiring an American coach, it hired former NBA “bad boy” Bonzi Wells.

Yardley talked to us about the experience, and also explained the impact of Jeremy Lin on Chinese athletics.


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