Anhui Oriental Dragons

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The Anhui Wenyi Oriental Dragons Basketball Club, commonly known as simply the Anhui Oriental Dragons, (simplified Chinese: 安徽文一东方龙; traditional Chinese: 安徽文壹東方龍; pinyin: ān huī wén yī dōng fāng lóng) are a Chinese professional basketball club based in Hefei, Anhui.[1] The team plays in the National Basketball League. Founded in 2013, Wenyi won its first NBL championship in 2016.[citation needed]

Anhui Oriental Dragons
Anhui Oriental Dragons logo
LeaguesNational Basketball League
FoundedDecember 9, 2013; 7 years ago (2013-12-09)
ArenaAnhui Provincial Gymnasium
Capacity6,300
LocationHefei, Anhui, China
PresidentZhou Wensuo
General managerZhou Wensuo
Head coachXu Changsuo
OwnershipAnhui Wenyi Investment Holding Group
Championships1 (2016)

The owner of the team is Anhui Wenyi Investment Holding Group.[citation needed]

HonoursEdit

PlayersEdit

Current importsEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Anhui Dragons roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Age
F/C   Buva, Ivan 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 30 – (1991-05-06)6 May 1991
F 41   Gaines, Charles 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 40 – (1981-10-15)15 October 1981
F 18   Jones, DeQuan 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 31 – (1990-06-20)20 June 1990
C 0   Warney, Jameel 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 27 – (1994-01-31)31 January 1994
Head coach

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

Updated: August 1, 2018

Notable playersEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Criteria

To appear in this section a player must have either:

  • Set a club record or won an individual award while at the club.
  • Played at least one official international match for their national team at any time.
  • Played at least one official NBA match at any time.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Club profile at Asia-Basket.com
  2. ^ "Yesilgiresun may tab Darnell Jackson, ex Anhui". Eurobasket. November 5, 2015. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  3. ^ "Manny Harris Plays in Chinese NBL". Texas Legends. August 10, 2017. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  4. ^ "Chris Singleton signs with Anhui Wenyi". Sportando. May 31, 2016. Retrieved August 1, 2018.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Jonathan Gibson inks with Anhui". Sportando. May 8, 2017. Retrieved August 1, 2018.[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "Anhui lands Bernard James, ex Limoges". Eurobasket. August 3, 2017. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  7. ^ "Chris Johnson landed by Anhui". Court-Side. May 17, 2017. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  8. ^ a b "DeQuan Jones, Jameel Warney sign with Chinese NBL team Anhui". Sportando. May 5, 2018. Archived from the original on August 8, 2018. Retrieved August 1, 2018.