This year's Joseph Levenson Book Prize goes to the 2021 work making "the greatest contribution to increasing understanding of the history, culture, society, politics, or economy of China."
Kobe said China was like his "second home"
As news of Kobe Bryant's helicopter crash on January 26th spread, fans across China paid tribute to the basketball legend who said China was like his "second home."
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As news about Kobe Bryant's helicopter crash on January 26th spread, fans across China paid tribute to the basketball legend who said China was like his "second home." Former Lakers teammate Sun Yue remembered him on Weibo, "You haven’t left, you have influenced a generation with your Mamba spirit, and we will go strong with your spirit! You, always RIP in my heart." South China Morning Post
- Despite China’s great love for basketball, it is the American import players that consistently come out on top. US-China Today
- China's fight with the NBA over tweets about protests in Hong Kong explained. Vox
- The documentary series “Kobe Disciples” follows young Chinese basketball players as they are mentored by Kobe Bryant.
- Back in 2009, we looked at the NBA's increasing popularity in China.
Wherever you may be, we wish you and those close to you the very best Year of the Rabbit.
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