Boston Celtics (1-1) vs Chinese National Team (1-2) Wednesday, July 10, 2007 10:00 PM Eastern Time NBA-TV, FSN
Boston Celtics Roster No. Player Pos. Ht. Wt. College/year 57 Lance Allred C 6-11 270 Weber State 46 Pat Carroll G/F 6-5 190 St. Joseph’s 11 Glen Davis F 6-9 289 Louisiana State 59 Torin Francis F 6-11 252 Notre Dame 58 Andreas Glyniadakis C 7-1 280 Greece 5 Gerald Green G-F 6-8 200 Gulf Shores Academy 0 Leon Powe F 6-8 240 California 13 Gabe Pruitt G 6-4 170 Southern California 12 Allan Ray G 6-2 190 Villanova 9 Rajon Rondo G 6-1 171 Kentucky 36 Sergio Sanchez G 6-3 207 Spain 49 Brandon Wallace F 6-9 203 South Carolina
Players to Watch Brandon Wallace: Wallace has been impressing with his athleticism and defense so far and hopefully, this will continue.
Big Baby Davis: He had a strong outing in his last game and hopefully will continue improving in this game. His defense and rebounding have been good, but his offense needs a lot of improving since he shot only 15% in the first 2 games.
Rajon Rondo: Rondo had an off game against the Spurs. Hopefully he will get back on track and play more under control this game.
Gerald Green: Green has been struggling with his shot but has been working on other parts of his game. He is due to get on track offensively and have a big game.
Chinese National Team Roster Li Nan (198-F-76) of Bayi Army Rockets Wang ZhiZhi (214-C-79) of Bayi Army Rockets Mo Ke (209-C-82) of Bayi Army Rockets Wang Zhongguang (193-G-87) of Bayi Army Rockets Yi Jianlian (212-C/F-87) of Guandong Southern Tigers Du Feng (203-C/F-81) of Guandong Southern Tigers Zhu Fangyu (200-F-83) of Guandong Southern Tigers Wang Shipeng (197-F/G-83) of Guandong Southern Tigers Zhou Peng (208-F-89) of Guandong Southern Tigers Chen Jianghua (187-G-89) of Guandong Southern Tigers Zhang Qingpeng (190-G-85) of Liaoning Panpan Hunters Yang Ming (194-G-87) of Liaoning Panpan Hunters Li Xiaoxu (204-F/C-90) of Liaoning Panpan Hunters Sun Yue (206-G-85) of Beijing Aoshen Olympians Zhang Song Tao (215-C-85) of Beijing Aoshen Olympians Huo Nan (198-F-82) of Beijing Aoshen Olympians Ming Yao (226-C-80) of Houston Rockets (USA) Liu Wei (190-G-80) of Shanghai Dongfang Sharks Wang Yong (202-F-86) of Shanghai Dongfang Sharks Tang Zhengdong (213-C-84) of Jiangsu Nangang Dragons Nanjing Han Shuo (198-G-89) of Jiangsu Nangang Dragons Nanjing Gong Songlin (197-G/F-81) of Fujian SBS XunXin
Players to Watch: Yi Jianlian: Yi is averaging 17.3 points and 5 rebounds so far in Vegas.
Wang Zhizhi: Wang Zhizhi is China's best player averaging 18.3 points and 7 rebounds per game.
Zhu Fangyu: Zhu the third highest scorer for China and is averaging 9.7 points and 3.3 rebounds per game.
We will need to play better than we did against the Spurs to beat the Chinese team. If we play well, we should be able to beat them. It will be interesting to see how Davis, who was our draft pick, will play against Yi, who would have been our pick if we had kept the pick.