Xinhua News Agency, Shanghai, July 24 (Reporters Xu Dongyuan, Li Bowen) The Chinese Basketball Association announced on the 24th that Li Kaier, player of the US NBA Minnesota Timberwolves, received Chinese citizenship on the morning of the 24th and met with Yao Ming, chairman of the Chinese Basketball Association.
The Chinese Basketball Association stated on social media, “Welcome Li Kaier! Thank you for the support and help from all parties, thank Li Kaier’s family for their support, and also thank the fans and the media for their long-term attention to the Chinese men’s basketball team.”
Kyle Lee (Kyle Anderson) was born in New York, USA in 1993. He was drafted 30th overall by the San Antonio Spurs in the first round of the 2014 NBA Draft and played consecutively for the Spurs, Grizzlies, and Timberwolves. In the 2022-2023 season, he averaged 9.4 points, 5.3 rebounds, 4.9 assists, 1.1 steals and 0.9 blocks per game for the Timberwolves.
(Responsible editor: Zhang Qiaosu)