Report: Chinese team says Bucks not best for Yi

Updated: July 18, 2007, 3:27 AM ET
Associated Press

BEIJING -- Yi Jianlian has no plans to play for the Milwaukee Bucks.

Chen Haitao, owner of the Guangdong Tigers -- Yi's former team -- said the 6-foot-11 power forward will "definitely not" sign with Milwaukee and could be headed back to the Chinese Basketball Association.

"If the Bucks insist, Yi will go back to the CBA," Chen told the Chinese-language Beijing News on Tuesday.

Yi was the sixth player picked in the NBA draft and had his first meeting earlier this ...

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