“Donnie Does” The Shanghai Sharks, And Gilbert Arenas Approves. (Stephon Marbury Does Not)

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What does Gilbert Arenas, three-time NBA All-Star, do before CBA games in Shanghai? Watch YouTube, of course. We know this thanks to Donald Mahoney of the video series Donnie Does. "I watched you on YouTube before I got here," Arenas tells Donnie in the tunnel before a Sharks home game. "You're funny as shit." "How you liking Shanghai?" "It's fun." "Let's grab a beer sometime."

Now It’s Gilbert Arenas’s Turn To Hit A Game-Winning Shot

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Less than a week after Tracy McGrady drilled a game-winner on the road against Liaoning, this season's other big import from the NBA, Gilbert Arenas, showed everyone he has some clutch bones in him as well. With the clock winding down and the Shanghai Sharks down 94-93 in Nanjing, on the home court of the Jiangsu Dragons, Arenas made his move, which you can watch in the video above.

Gilbert Arenas Scores 5 Points In First Game Back Since Groin Injury, Team Loses

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On Tuesday, Gilbert Arenas played his first game since November 24 — when he pulled up lame after just six minutes in Beijing – and it was apparent he wasn’t completely healthy. He limped to the bench in the first half, fueling the same questions that reporters asked last month: is he physically fit to compete? Arenas... Read more »

The Inspiring Story Of China’s One-Legged Basketball Player

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Qu Shitao, a student at Donghua University of Science and Technology in Jiangxi province, lost his right leg when he was three years old, but that hasn’t stopped him from playing the sport he loves. When fellow students first saw him hit the outdoor courts, they weren’t sure how to react. Go easy on him, right?... Read more »

Was Gilbert Arenas Injured Due To Insufficient Warm-up? (Also, Here’s All 6 Minutes, 10 Seconds He Played)

Was Gilbert Arenas Injured Due To Insufficient Warm-up
Saturday night’s CBA season opener brought out the stars. The world’s best badminton player, Lin Dan, and probably best female diver, Wu Minxia, were in attendance. Li Ning threw the ceremonial jump ball. Shanghai Sharks owner Yao Ming was in the stands. But the biggest attraction was on the floor, in the form of former Dream Teamers Stephon Marbury and Gilbert Arenas — two of only three Team USA Basketball players to compete in the CBA — who were expected to duel deep into the game.

Beijing Cruises Past Shanghai In CBA Season Opener, Gilbert Arenas Exits After 6 Minutes With Groin Injury

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Before Beijing and Shanghai tipped off the 2012-13 Chinese Basketball Association season last night, there was a 30-minute pre-game ceremony in which players and coaches from last year’s championship-winning team — that would be the Beijing Ducks, if you’re just joining in — received medals, awards, and a championship banner. All that was normal. Then... Read more »

It’s Official: Gilbert Arenas Will Play With The Shanghai Sharks

Gilbert Arenas in Shanghai
After a series of false starts, three-time NBA All-Star Gilbert Arenas finally signed with the CBA’s Shanghai Sharks. Even though he’s been practicing with the team for a week, he was only officially unveiled on Monday. Reports NiuBBall’s Jon Pastuszek, he has a one-year deal worth about $700,000 with an option for a second year... Read more »