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Rotowire: Mar 23 / 2:16p ET
News: Blatche has signed a three-year contract with Xinjiang of the CBA, Eurobasket.com reports.
Impact: Blatche averaged a robust 31.1 points, 14.6 rebounds, 5.1 assists, 2.8 steals, and 2.1 three-pointers in 37 minutes with Xinjiang this past season. After the squad failed to make the CBA postseason, the forward drew interest from a number of NBA organizations. However, he's opted to remain in China, which ends any hope that the 28-year-old plays professional hoops in the States for the foreseeable future.
Rotowire: Feb 3 / 7:06a ET
News: Blatche is drawing interest from multiple NBA teams, including the Nets, ESPN New York reports.
Impact: Blatche recently became a free agent, after his team in China failed to qualify for the playoffs. He'll likely have an opportunity to sign in the NBA before the end of this season, but he may have to settle for a bit role.