China News Service, Beijing, November 14-In preparation for the first window of the 2023 Men's Basketball World Cup Asian Qualifiers, the Chinese Basketball Association announced the list of the new Chinese men's basketball team on the 14th. The former brother Yi Jianlian of the Chinese men's basketball team lost the election. , Zhou Qi, who has just joined the Australian NBL League, is on the list.
The new Chinese men’s basketball team consists of 16 people: Zhou Peng, Ren Junfei, Xu Jie, Zhao Rui (Guangdong), Han Dejun, Guo Ailun, Zhao Jiwei, Zhang Zhenlin (Liaoning), Wang Zhelin (Shanghai), Wu Qian (Zhejiang) ), Hu Jinqiu, Sun Minghui (Guangsha), Shen Zijie (Shenzhen), Qi Lin, Abdul Saramu Abdurexiti (Xinjiang), Zhou Qi (Southeast Australia Melbourne Phoenix Team).
Among them, the Guangdong team and the Liaoning team of the two top CBA leagues each have 4 players selected, occupying half of the players in this training camp.
As a core player of the Chinese men's basketball team, Yi Jianlian's loss this time was unexpected and reasonable.
After a season off due to Achilles tendon surgery, although Yi Jianlian returned in the CBA this season, his playing time and athletic ability were obviously limited. In the first 13 rounds of the season, he participated in 6 games and played an average of 16 minutes per game. Get 12.2 points.
From being selected to the Chinese Men’s Basketball Team in 2004, to being the absolute main force of the Chinese Men’s Basketball Team in the World Cup in 2019, Yi Jianlian has represented the Chinese team for 15 years. Today, Zhou Qi, Guo Ailun, Wu Qian and other Mesozoic generations are in charge, as is the Chinese Men’s Basketball Team. It's time to say goodbye to the "Yi Jianlian era".
According to the arrangement, the new Chinese men's basketball team will be selected at the Beilun Sports Training Base in Ningbo from November 15th to 22nd. Finally, 12 players will be selected for the first window of the World Cup Asian qualifiers.
The 2023 Men's Basketball World Cup will compete in group matches in Indonesia, Japan and the Philippines. The finals will be concentrated in Manila, the capital of the Philippines. This is the first time the Basketball World Cup has been held in multiple countries.
A total of 16 teams from the Asia Region (Asia/Oceania region) participated in the World Cup qualifiers and were divided into four groups. The Chinese men's basketball team was in Group B with Australia, Japan and Chinese Taipei.
According to relevant rules, the top three of each group in the first round of the Asia-Pacific region will advance to the second round of qualifiers.
The 12 teams after promotion are divided into two groups, and the best 5-6 teams will be eligible to participate in the 2023 Men's Basketball World Cup.
The first window game of the Chinese men's basketball team was on November 27th and 28th against the host Japanese team in Sendai, Japan for two consecutive days.