Yi Jianlian has been assigned the spot of Forward. His height is 7 feet and weight is 238 lbs. He was offered Jersey No. 9 in the NBA (National Basketball Association). During the 2007-08 season, he played for Milwaukee Bucks. He was a member of New Jersey Nets in the 2008-09 season.
From 2003 to 2007, Yi Jianlian studied at Guangdong University of Technology. In this period, he played for Guangdong Southern Tigers team. During the 2007 NBA draft, he was selected by Milwaukee Bucks in the 1st round. He was the 6th pick and overall 6th pick. His first season in the NBA was the 2007-08 season. In this season, his field goal percentage was 0.421, free throw percentage was 0.841 and 3-point field goal percentage was 0.286. He accrued 566 points, 153 personal fouls, 344 rebounds and 55 assists.
Yi Jianlian got the opportunity to play 2243 minutes in 88 games in the NBA. The aggregate of field goal attempts was 730 and the aggregate of field goals was 306 and thus the field goal percentage was 0.419. He made 85 3-point field goal attempts out of which there were 32 3-point field goals and consequently the 3-point field goal percentage was 0.376. His free throw percentage was 0.825 as out of 194 free throw attempts, 160 were converted to free throws. He gathered 483 rebounds, 85 assists, 804 points and 221 personal fouls.