Zhang Ziyu, the talented 7-foot-3 basketball player from China, is making waves at a youth tournament

By Jurassic JennJun 28, 2024 21:03 PMSport
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Zhang Ziyu. Source: www.nbcnews.com

China's rising basketball talent, Zhang Ziyu, is making waves in the international scene at just 17 years old. Standing tall at 7-foot-3, Zhang's impressive performance at the FIBA Under-18 Women's Asia Cup has garnered attention and showcased her potential for an exciting future in the sport, SSP reported.

In her debut appearance, Zhang came off the bench and exhibited a remarkable performance, scoring 19 points on a flawless 9-for-9 shooting in just 13 minutes against Indonesia. Her dominance was further emphasized by her contributions of seven rebounds, two assists, two steals, and three blocks. A video of her game highlights was released by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), displaying Zhang's imposing presence on the court as she effortlessly dunked the ball with minimal effort due to her height advantage. The footage quickly spread across social media platforms, captivating audiences worldwide.

Following her impressive debut, Zhang continued to shine in the tournament. She showcased her shooting accuracy, scoring 36 points on an impressive 80% shooting, accompanied by 13 rebounds and four blocks, propelling China to a resounding 90-68 victory over New Zealand. With her match-winning performances, Zhang is establishing herself as a force to be reckoned with in international basketball.

As China prepares to face Japan next, Zhang is expected to once again take center stage. Her towering height and remarkable skills have drawn comparisons to NBA legend Yao Ming, despite him being only three inches taller. While Zhang's career has just begun, her exceptional displays in the tournament will undoubtedly attract attention from WNBA teams eager to secure her talents.

Zhang Ziyu's journey is just beginning, but her remarkable skills, potential, and captivating performances at such a young age indicate a bright future ahead. As she continues to make her mark on the basketball world, all eyes will be on this rising Chinese star and her promising career.

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