Three Denver Nuggets Take Their Ball to China

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If you want to see the Denver Nuggets in action anytime soon, you'll need more than a ticket to an NBA game. You’ll need an airline ticket - to China. Three of the Nuggets top players have joined the Chinese Basketball Association. The reason? The NBA and its players are locked in a labor dispute, and the first month of games has been canceled. Casey Owens used to coach in the NBA, but has spent the past few years in China. He’s coaching former Nugget Kenyon Martin's new team in Urumqi, in northwestern China. Owens tells CPR’s Zachary Barr basketball culture in China’s a lot different.

[Photo: Xinjiang Flying Tigers]