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Tang Zhengdong
Full Name: Tang Zhengdong
Position: Center
Height/Weight: 7-1 (2.16m) / 285 (129.3 kg)
Birthdate: September 14, 1984 (Jiangsu, China)
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Team: Jiangsu Nangang Dragons (China)
Country: China
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Jiangsu Dragons -- Chinese Basketball Association
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2003-04 0 0 0 0 .538 0 0 .746 0 0 .503 15 1 1 2 0 23.5
2004-05 52 0 0 0 .547 0 0 0 0 .667 11 2 1 1 1238 23.8
2005-06 41 0 0 0 .533 0 0 .785 0 0 .000 11 1 0 0 861 21.0

Originally an early entry candidate for the 2005 NBA Draft before withdrawing his name from consideration.

Career Highlights: A member of the Jiangsu Dragons for the last seven seasons. A five-time Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) All-Star ('01,'04, '05, '06). A member of the CBA All-Rookie team in 2001 after averaging 17.6 points and 12.2 rebounds per game. One of the top rebounders at the 2001 ABCD camp. Has competed on the Chinese Senior National Team since 2004. Participated in the World University Games in 2003 and the Under-18 World Championships in Greece in 2004 (12.2 ppg and 8.6 rpg in five contests).

(2005-06): Averaged 21.0 points, 11.3 rebounds and 0.6 blocks per game in 41 games for the Jiangsu Dragons in the Chinese Basketball Association. Earned CBA All-Star honors.

(2004-05): Averaged 23.8 points, 11.6 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game in 52 games for the Jiangsu Dragons in the Chinese Basketball Association. Earned CBA All-Star honors.

(2003-04): Averaged 23.5 points, 15.6 rebounds and 2.1 blocks in 20.1 minutes per game for the Jiangsu Dragons in the Chinese Basketball Association. Earned CBA All-Star honors.

Strengths: A solid rebounder with good fundamentals underneath. Not a leaper but has above average athleticism.