NBA-Commissioner Silver 'frustrated' by lack of Chinese players

  |   Basketball

NBA commissioner Adam Silver is frustrated by a lack of Chinese players in an otherwise highly international league and is committed to ensuring the basketball-loving Asian nation has greater representation in the United States.

"It frustrates me that there are no Chinese players in the NBA right now," he told reporters prior to Game One of the NBA Finals in Oakland on Thursday.

Silver added that it made little sense a country of 1.3 billion should have no representation in the NBA while nations with a fraction of the population, like Lithuania, Serbia and Latvia, each provided several players.

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