Meet the Americans Who are Shaping Basketball in Asia

Waking up in the wee hours of night to catch some NBA action is a typical affair for the estimated 480 million basketball fans in Asia, where the domestic leagues offer a distinct product from what the NBA has to offer. Yet, in recent years, local hoops have been on the rise in Asia. More and more recognizable names like Lance Stephenson, who teamed with LeBron James on the Los Angeles Lakers during the 2018-19 season, are making their way across the Pacific Ocean in search of expanded playing time and sizable paydays. “Asian basketball is growing real fast year by year,” Lance, who suited up for the Liaoning Flying… Read More