China News Service, Beijing, October 16th. A "curtain call" message has become the biggest hot spot on the opening day of the new CBA season-Beijing Enterprises Basketball Club announced on the 16th that the Chinese men's basketball player Sun Yue has officially retired.
On October 16, the 2021-2022 season of the CBA League kicked off.
But before the opening game, Beijing Enterprises Basketball Club issued an article through its official social media "The Great Sage finally welcomes the curtain call, half-life military horse is still a teenager", confirming that Sun Yue's 21-year career has come to an end.
The 36-year-old Sun Yue started his career with the Beijing Aoshen team at the beginning of the new century.
In the 2007 NBA Draft, Sun Yue was selected by the NBA Lakers with the 40th overall pick in the second round. He became the fifth Chinese player to land in the NBA after Wang Zhizhi, Battelle, Yao Ming and Yi Jianlian, and even the first in China. A player who entered the NBA as a guard.
In 2009, the Lakers won the NBA championship, and Sun Yue became the second player in Asia to win the NBA championship ring.
In 2008, the Chinese men's basketball team composed of Sun Yue, Yao Ming, Yi Jianlian, Wang Zhizhi and others entered the quarterfinals at the Beijing Olympics. The "08 Golden Generation" has also become one of the best memories of Chinese basketball fans.
Today, with Sun Yue retiring, the "08 Golden Generation" of the Chinese men's basketball team, only Yi Jianlian is still wearing the jersey.
In 2013, Sun Yue joined the Beijing Shougang team and won the CBA championship in the 2013-2014 season with the team, becoming the only player to have both NBA and CBA championship rings.
In 2019, the Beikong team became the last stop of Sun Yue's career.
During the CBA League, Sun Yue won two championship trophies, a CBA All-Star MVP trophy, averaging 9.4 points, 3.9 rebounds, 3.2 assists, 1.3 steals, and 1.2 blocks...
As the Beijing Control Basketball Club said, as one of the most representative top guards in China's basketball world, and one of the few domestic players who have played in the NBA and CBA, Sun Yue perfectly combines excellent physical talent with top basketball IQ. The all-round skill, elegant style, calm character, sharp projection and domineering blocking on the field have left countless precious memories for Chinese fans.
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