Josh Harrellson named Player of the Year in China

Josh Harrellson - photo by Walter Cornett |
Josh Harrellson – photo by Walter Cornett |

This year, took his game overseas, signing with the Chongqing Fly Dragons in the Chinese National Basketball league. After winning almost every award in sight, it’s safe to say he was a successful export.

He led the Fly Dragons to a 14-4 record, best in the league, before falling just short of a trip to the finals. Harrellson and his team lost in the third game of a three-game semifinal, a game in which Harrellson poured in 24 points and 18 rebounds.

That sort of output, however, was not out of the ordinary.

Harrellson averaged 22.3 points, 18.2 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1.5 blocks and 1.2 steals en route to NBL Player of the Year honors.

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