Yi Jianlian

#11

Yi

Jianlian

2016 - 17 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
PRESEASON 10.7 35 16.7 50 3 2.5 0.5 0.2
CAREER STATS 22.2 40.4 33.3 78 7.9 4.9 0.7 0.7

HEIGHT

- ft- in

/ —

WEIGHT

/ —

LATEST VIDEOS


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

PROFESSIONAL:
Selected by Milwaukee with the sixth overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft ... Played one season with the Bucks, tallying 8.6 points and 5.2 rebounds in 25.0 minutes ... Acquired by New Jersey with Bobby Simmons, in exchange for Richard Jefferson on June 26, 2008 ... Holds Career averages of 7.9 points and 4.9 rebounds in 272 career NBA games ... Played 113 games for New Jersey from 2008-10 ... Acquired by the Washington Wizards on June 29, 2010 in exchange for Quinton Ross ... Signed as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks on January 6, 2012 and was assigned to the Texas Legends of the NBA Development League.

2011-12 (Dallas Mavericks):
Signed as a free agent on 1/6 and was assigned to the Texas Legends of the NBADL ... Played in two games before being recalled on 1/9 ... Averaged 2.6 points and 1.6 rebounds in 6.8 minutes ... Played in 30 games ... Scored a season-high eight points on three occasions ... Grabbed a season-high seven rebounds in 20 minutes of action vs. Minnesota on 1/25 ... Recorded 27 DNP-CD’s and spent one game on the inactive list ... NBA D-League: Played two games with the Texas Legends ... Averaged 23.0 points, 12.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 2.0 blocks, and 36.5 minutes in 2 games (2 starts) for the Legends.

2010-11: (Washington Wizards): Appeared in 63 games (11 starts) ... Averaged 5.6 points and 3.9 rebounds in 17.7 minutes ... Notched five games with 10+ rebounds, including three double-doubles ... Blocked a career-high six shots vs. Charlotte on 11/12 ... Tallied a season-high 18 points, to go with seven rebounds in 42 minutes of action vs. the Clippers on 3/23 ... Missed 17 games due to injury (nine games for a hyper-extended right knee, seven games for a sprained right knee, and one game due to a sprained left ankle.

2009-10: (New Jersey Nets): Averaged career highs in points (12.0), rebounds (7.2), blocks (1.0), and minutes (31.8) ... Played in 52 games (51 starts) ... Recorded nine double-doubles ... Scored 20+ points on six occasions ... Tallied 20 points and a career high 19 rebounds vs. Washington on 2/28 ... Scored a career high 31 points vs. Detroit on 3/26 ... Missed 30 games due to injury (sprained right MCL, upper lip laceration, sprained left ankle).

2008-09: (New Jersey Nets): Played in 61 games (52 starts) ... Tallied 8.6 points and 5.3 rebounds in 23.3 minutes ... Recorded three double-doubles ... Reached the 20-point mark four times, grabbing 10+ rebounds on four occasions ... Missed 16 games with a broken fifth finger on his right hand ... Recorded five DNP-CDs.

2007-08: (Milwaukee Bucks): Averaged 8.6 points and 5.2 rebounds in 25.0 minutes during his rookie campaign ... Played in 66 games (49 starts) ... Shot .421 from the field and .841 from the free throw line ... Among rookies, ranked ninth in points, fifth in rebounds, third in free throw percentage, sixth in blocks, and eighth in minutes ... Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month for December after averaging 12.1 points (.503 FG%) and 6.6 rebounds ... Participated in the Rookie-Sophomore game ... Scored 20+ points twice and grabbed 10+ rebounds on five occasions ... Recorded his first double-double on 12/22 vs. Charlotte.

INTERNATIONAL:
Spent the last four seasons (2012-16) with the Guangdong Southern Tigers of the CBA ... Named a CBA All-Star in three of the last four seasons (2013, 2015, 2016) ... In 2015-16, averaged 26.4 points, 9.1 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 1.9 steals, and 1.3 blocks in 45 games played ... Shot .568 from the field, .378 from three-point range, and .728 from the free throw line ... Tallied 27.6 points, 10.8 rebounds, 1.7 steals, 1.3 blocks, and 1.3 assists in 46 games in 2014-15 ... Played in 42 games in 2013-14 ... Averaged 23.5 points, 12.8 rebounds, 1.8 steals, 1.5 blocks, and 1.5 assists per game ... Shot .547 from the field ... Led Guangdong to a CBA Championship in 2012-13, averaging 24.6 points, 10.5 rebounds, 1.7 blocks, 1.4 assists, and 1.4 steals in 40 games ... Named CBA All-Star Game MVP ... Played in three games with Guangdong in 2011- 12 before signing with the Dallas Mavericks ... Played the first five seaons of his professional career (2002-07) with Guangdong before being drafted by Milwaukee in 2007 ... Earned CBA All-Star honors each season from 2004-2007 ... Led Guangdong to CBA Championships in 2004, 2005, and 2006 ... Named CBA Rookie of the Year in 2003 ... A member of the Chinese National Team from 2004-2013, and 2015-16 ... Averaged 20.4 points, 6.6 rebounds, 1.4 steals, 1.2 blocks, and 1.0 assists in fives games during th 2016 Olympic Games ... Eurobasket.com All-Olympic Games Honorable Mention.

High School History

PERSONAL:
Name is pronounced “EE jee-ENN-lee-ENN” ... Son of two former athletes, father is 6’5” and mother is 5’8” ... Was discovered on a playground in Shenzhen, China in 1999 ... Was approaching 6’4” tall at the end of grade school ... Participated in the 2002 Adidas ABCD All-American Basketball Camp, along with LeBron James ... Played for Team China in the 2007 Las Vegas Summer League ... Has represented his home country of China in four Olympic Games (2004, 2008, 2012, 2016) ... Helped the Mavs Foundation dedicate the 11th Reading and Learning Center at the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club of Waxahachie, encouraging children to continue their education by providing new computers, furniture, and books for the kids.

Traditional Season Stats

SeasonGPMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTTOVSTLBLKPFDD2TD3PTS+/-
Season2011 30GP 203MIN 31FGM 82FGA 37.8FG% 33PM 103PA 303P% 14FTM 21FTA 66.7FT% 12OREB 37DREB 49REB 5AST 14TOV 7STL 8BLK 23PF 0DD2 0TD3 79PTS -124+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2011DAL30020379318237.831030142166.71237495781423-124
2010WAS6311111135514534741.831323.1629168.17916924825273251115-221
2009BKN5251165462322756340.3154136.615419379.811525737247375277170-222
2008BKN6152142152519150038.24814034.39512377.26725932660293670157-112
2007MIL6649164656621952042.162128.612214584.110623834455365690153-234

Copyright © 2017 NBA Media Ventures, LLC. All rights reserved.

Privacy Policy | Terms of Use |

NBA.com is part of Turner Sports Digital, part of the Turner Sports & Entertainment Digital Network.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. A Time Warner Company.