Su Wei (basketball)

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Su Wei
苏伟
No. 10 – Xinjiang Flying Tigers
Position Center
League Chinese Basketball Association
Personal information
Born (1989-07-28) July 28, 1989 (age 27)
Rizhao, Shandong, China
Nationality Chinese
Listed height 6 ft 11 12 in (2.12 m)
Listed weight 265 lb (120 kg)
Career information
Playing career 2006–present
Career history
2006–2013 Guangdong Southern Tigers
2013–present Xinjiang Flying Tigers

Su Wei (simplified Chinese: 苏伟; traditional Chinese: 蘇偉; pinyin: Sū Wěi; born July 28, 1989) is a Chinese professional basketball player. He currently plays for the Guangdong Southern Tigers of the Chinese Basketball Association. Born in Rizhao, Shandong, he is also a member of the China men's national basketball team

Professional career[edit]

Su has spent the first five years of his career with the Guangdong Southern Tigers of the Chinese Basketball Association after signing with the team in 2006 as a 17-year-old. In the 2009-10 season, he had his best season to date, averaging 5.3 points and 3.3 rebounds per game for the team.[1] He has helped the Tigers win three CBA titles.

Chinese national team[edit]

Su was a part of the Chinese national junior basketball team that competed at the FIBA Under-19 World Championship 2007. He averaged 11.8 points and 6.2 rebounds per game for the 12th-placed Chinese team.[2] He made his debut for the senior team at the FIBA Asia Championship 2009; at 20 years of age, he was the second youngest Chinese player at the tournament. He saw action in five of nine games for the silver medal-winning Chinese team.[3] With the silver medal performance, China qualified for the 2010 FIBA World Championship.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Su Wei at basketpedya.com
  2. ^ FIBA Profile
  3. ^ FIBA Archive