Sichuan Blue Whales

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Sichuan Blue Whales
Nickname Sichuan Army (川军)
Leagues Chinese Basketball Association (CBA)
Founded 2009
Arena Wenjiang District Stadium
Location Wenjiang District, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Team colors Navy, Orange and Gold.
              
President Zhou Shiqiang
Team manager Geng Jie
Head coach China Ma Yuenan
Ownership Sichuan Jinqiang Group
Championships 1 NBL Championship (2013)
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away
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Alternate jersey
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Team colours
Alternate

The Sichuan Blue Whales are a Chinese professional basketball team competing in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). The team is based in Wenjiang District, Chengdu, Sichuan. They were originally part of the Chinese National Basketball League until they were promoted to the CBA for the 2013–14 season after winning the 2013 NBL championship.

Current roster[edit]

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Sichuan Blue Whales roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt.
G 5 China Zhang Zhenhu 70001960000000000001.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 700185000000000000085 kg (187 lb)
G 6 United States Efevberha, Michael 70001960000000000001.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 700189000000000000089 kg (196 lb)
G 7 Chinese Taipei Chang Tsung-hsien 70001920000000000001.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 700186000000000000086 kg (190 lb)
G 8 China Ma Long 70001900000000000001.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 700190000000000000090 kg (198 lb)
G 10 China Lü Xiaoming 70001760000000000001.76 m (5 ft 9 in) 700176000000000000076 kg (168 lb)
G 11 China Yu Shulong 70001850000000000001.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 700168000000000000068 kg (150 lb)
F 12 China Lu Yao 70001960000000000001.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 700185000000000000085 kg (187 lb)
C 13 China Jia Cheng 70002069999999999992.07 m (6 ft 9 in) 7002106000000000000106 kg (234 lb)
C 14 China Chen Xiaodong (C) 70002069999999999992.07 m (6 ft 9 in) 700198000000000000098 kg (216 lb)
F 21 China He Xiaobin 70001980000000000001.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 700192000000000000092 kg (203 lb)
C 23 China Yu Heng 70002100000000000002.10 m (6 ft 11 in) 700192000000000000092 kg (203 lb)
G 24 China Wang Ruheng 70001910000000000001.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 700185000000000000085 kg (187 lb)
G 31 China Yan Xu 70001910000000000001.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 700178000000000000078 kg (172 lb)
F 32 China Wu Nan 70001960000000000001.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 700193000000000000093 kg (205 lb)
C 33 United States Daniel Orton 70002080000000000002.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 7002125000000000000125 kg (276 lb)
G 34 China Yao Kaifu 70001970000000000001.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 700180000000000000080 kg (176 lb)
F 35 China Li Xin 70001970000000000001.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 700180000000000000080 kg (176 lb)
G 51 China Yang Wenbo 70001960000000000001.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 700190000000000000090 kg (198 lb)
Head coach
  • China Ma Yuenan

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: December 13, 2014

Notable players[edit]

External links[edit]