The Los Angeles Lakers had interest in Yi Jianlian this offseason. Yi was the sixth overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks. Yi returned to China during the lockout and has played there since 2012 after a brief stint with the Dallas Mavericks.
These days, former No. 6 overall pick Yi Jianlian is 30 years old and a punchline in NBA circles, widely considered to be one of the biggest draft busts of all-time. Ever since the Milwaukee Bucks selected him in the lottery over Joakim Noah in 2007, all Yi did was bounce around four different teams in five seasons, averaging 7.9 points per game and 4.9 rebounds per game...
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