I know this isn’t Lakers related in a bit, but the Lakers were one of the six teams rumored that Camp Yi would like to call his NBA home.
HOOPSWORLD.COM: While it’s difficult getting a clear report when filtering Chinese news reports through translation software, it appears the Milwaukee Bucks have finally landed Yi Jianlian.
Bucks owner Senator Kohl made the trip personally to China to resolve whatever issues were causing Yi’s hold out.
For awhile it seemed like the Bucks would have no choice but to trade the player they took with the sixth pick in this year’s draft, but they were patient and persistent.
A press conference was held in the wee hours of the morning (American time) but details are quite sketchy.
More on Yi Jianlian and the “gigantic male deer team” (courtesy of Babelfish) as it develops . . .