Such an important meeting was chosen to be held in China, and invited Yao Ming, the chairman of the Basketball Association, to sit and talk, on the one hand because China has demonstrated to the world the ability to host large-scale international events-precisely because of this, including next summer, the 18th
The Basketball World Cup is also chosen to be held in 8 cities in China.
On the other hand, China's basketball market is extremely large.
Under the leadership of Yao Ming, the Chinese Men's Basketball Professional League (CBA) is experiencing strong development and the prospects are bright.
In the 2015 FIBA Asian Cup finals where the Chinese team won the championship, more than 100 million Chinese fans watched the national team game.