Milwaukee Bucks patience is rewarded

Chinese basketball star Yi Jianlian, or more affectionately known as Alian, and the Milwaukee Bucks have finally reached a multi-year agreement. The versitile 7-footer will join the Bucks when training camp begins on October 1.

"We are very excited to associate ourselves with Alian. He is an extraordinary person and a great basketball player," said Herb Kohl, owner of the Milwaukee Bucks."Alian will be a great credit for the NBA and of course for the Bucks."

Kudos to Bucks GM Larry Harris and Kohl for their persistence against overwhelming odds, when Yi, his agent and handlers, his family and the Peoples Republic of China were against the player going to Milwaukee.

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