Former UMaine Men's assistant basketball coach Doug Leichner has coached in college and in the pros, and his career took him to a spot on the bench as an assistant with the Guangzhou Long Lions in the CBA for a season.

He has witnessed what basketball and the NBA mean to the country of China and the sports fans there.

Guangzhou Long-Lions v Washington Wizards
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We discussed his views on the NBA China issues going on following the tweet by the General Manager of the Rockets.