Yi Jianlian Injured His Right Knee Playing in China

by November 28, 2011


Eazy Yi recently became the latest NBAer to suffer an injury while playing overseas during the lockout. He’s expected to miss 2-4 weeks. China Daily reports: “Guangdong Hongyuan star center Yi Jianlian was injured midway the game when teammate Zhu Fangyu crushed him in the right leg while falling after a scramble with Beijing’s Stephon Marbury. Yi, who started his game with three points, then walked off the court and was sent to a local hospital for examination. … ‘We are still unsure about Yi’s injury,’ said Guangdong head coach Li Chunjiang.”