Zhejiang Golden Bulls

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Zhejiang Golden Bulls
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Founded 1995
League CBA
Team history Zhejiang Squirrels
(1995–99)
Zhejiang Whirlwinds
(1999–00)
Zhejiang Horses
(2000–01)
Zhejiang Cyclones
(2001–2009)
Zhejiang Golden Bulls
(2009–present)
Based in Yiwu, Jinhua, Zhejiang, China
Arena Yiwu Gymnasium
(capacity: 6,000)
Colours Red, gold
         
Manager China Ding Wei
Mascot Golden Bull
Website www.ZJCZBC.com

The Zhejiang Chouzhou Bank Golden Bulls, formerly the Zhejiang Squirrels or Zhejiang Whirlwinds or Zhejiang Horses or Zhejiang Cyclones, are a Chinese professional basketball team which plays in the South Division of the Chinese Basketball Association. The club is based in Yiwu, Jinhua, Zhejiang, China. Its corporate sponsor is Zhejiang Chouzhou Commercial Bank, while its mascot is a Golden bull.

The team continued to be informally referred to as the Horses for quite some time, even after changing its nickname to Cyclones in 2001, largely because of the corporate sponsor during that era, Wanma (万马), whose name literally translates into English as ten thousand horses. The club plays most of its home games at the Yiwu Gymnasium but occasionally hosts contests at other locations in Zhejiang Province.

Name progression[edit]

  • Zhejiang Zhongxin Hangshou Squirrels: (1995–99)
  • Zhejiang Whirlwinds: (1999–00)
  • Zhejiang Horses: (2000–01)
  • Zhejiang Wanma Cyclones: (2001–2009)
  • Zhejiang Golden Bulls: (since 2009)

Roster[edit]

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Zhejiang Golden Bulls roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt.
G 1 China Jiang Kai 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 88 kg (194 lb)
F 2 China Liu Fengbo 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 89 kg (196 lb)
F 4 China Ding Jinhui 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) 95 kg (209 lb)
F 6 China Qiu Biao 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 100 kg (220 lb)
F 11 China Lu Yiwen 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 97 kg (214 lb)
C 12 China Zhang Yongpeng 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 100 kg (220 lb)
G 13 China Yu Xuelin 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 80 kg (176 lb)
F 14 Iran Samad Nikkhah Bahrami 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 95 kg (209 lb)
F 15 China Xia Yubo 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 85 kg (187 lb)
F 17 China Lai Junhao 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in) 90 kg (198 lb)
G 23 China Zhang Yixing 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 75 kg (165 lb)
C 24 China Zhang Dayu 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) 105 kg (231 lb)
C 26 China Zhao Hang 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) 105 kg (231 lb)
G 32 United States Willie Warren 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 91 kg (201 lb)
G 33 China Wu Qian 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 86 kg (190 lb)
F 34 United States Charles Gaines 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 110 kg (243 lb)
Head coach
  • China Ding Wei
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: February 15, 2014

Notable players[edit]

This is a list of the team's leading current Chinese and International players as well as notable former Chinese and International players.

Current Chinese players[edit]

Current International players[edit]

Former Chinese players[edit]

Former International players[edit]

External links[edit]