Rockets’ Zhou Qi had 15 points, 11 rebounds, 4 blocks in Asian Games final

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Zhou Qi showed flashes for the Houston Rockets at Summer League in Las Vegas a couple of months ago — he can block shots, and when his inconsistent shot is falling you can see why Houston likes him as a prospect.

He showed some of those same traits in the Asian Games finals, where he knocked down three three-pointers and finished 15 points with 11 rebounds, and four blocks, helping China to a tournament win. Zhou also did this.

Watching him at Summer League, there is a lot of work for him to do to become NBA ready, but a shot-blocking specialist with a 7’8″ wingspan who can hit threes is always going to intrigue