This captures a bit of how agressive Chinese fans were in going for autographs. This was American Rashid Byrd, whom they really don’t care much about. You should have seen them going after Yi Jianlin.

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  1. […] Then I saw Rashid Byrd, the 7-foot malcontent who was the other foreigner on Shamm’s team, come out, so I said “Hi” and asked where Shamm was. “He’s still in there. I’m done.” He had just walked out on the owner and basically quit the team. He and I were looking for the Guangdong bus to get a ride back to the hotel. We ended up stuck in a vestibule and he was bum-rushed for autographs – a moment I captured in this video: http://alanpaul.net/2006/12/more-hoops-video/ […]

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