[7], On July 19, 1994, Han died of cancer in his Beijing home. Personal: Born on October 1, 1999 in Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China. No portion of NBA.com may be duplicated, redistributed or manipulated in any form. In the 1940s, he studied at Yenching University in Beijing where he met Communist leaders including the future Premier Zhou Enlai. [3], Following his role as deputy chief of the Liaison Office, Han became Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs in 1982. [4], In 1985, Han returned to Washington to become the third Chinese ambassador to the United States. ", "Liberty players to stay abroad, forgo any kind of 2020 season amid coronavirus pandemic", "New York Liberty Make Roster Moves As WNBA Cutdowns Commence", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Han_Xu_(basketball)&oldid=976264736, Chinese expatriate basketball people in the United States, Basketball players at the 2018 Asian Games, Articles containing Chinese-language text, Articles containing simplified Chinese-language text, Articles containing traditional Chinese-language text, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 2 September 2020, at 01:50. As Vice-Minister, Han worked with United States on resolving the Taiwan issue. Xu will remain overseas for the 2020 WNBA season, Andrew Joe Potter of The Score reports. 2019: Drafted by the New York Liberty 14th overall in the 2019 WNBA Draft…Appeared in 18 games… Averaged 3.0 PPG, 0.8 RPG… Season-high 12 points vs. Connecticut Sun… Had 3 rebounds and 7 points vs Las Vegas Aces…. [1] His original name was Shen Chongjian (沈崇健), and Hanxu was his courtesy name, which he later adopted as his full name. CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted by the New York Liberty 14th overall in the 2019 WNBA Draft. Xu will remain overseas for the 2020 WNBA season, Andrew Joe Potter of The Score reports. Xu was drafted in the second round (14th overall) by the Liberty in the 2019 WNBA Draft. As chair, he continued to meet with current and former U.S. officials such as former president Richard Nixon. [5] On June 24, 1989, nearly three weeks after the conclusion of the events in Beijing, Han penned an article in The New York Times. Following his graduation from Yenching, Han worked as an English professor at the North China Allied University for several years where he met his wife, Ge Jiyun. [2], After the surrender of Japan in 1945, Han served as an interpreter for the peace talks between the Communists and the Nationalists, which were brokered by the United States. Xu added 12 points (5-14 FG, 2-2 3Pt), three assists and two rebounds during the 94-84 loss against the Sun on Friday. •. [3], In 1973, Han was promoted to the first deputy chief of the Chinese Liaison Office in Washington. From 1963 until 1965, Han served as the first secretary of the Chinese Embassy in Moscow. [3] She was the youngest player in her draft class. [2], Han was drafted by the New York Liberty 14th overall in the 2019 WNBA draft. G Trynka, C Sandor, B Han, H Xu, BE Stranger, XS Liu, S Raychaudhuri. The rookie, who appeared in 18 games this year, wasn't much of a contributor statistically during her first season in the league. Han Xu (May 26, 1924 – July 19, 1994) was a Chinese diplomat who served as the Chinese Ambassador to the United States from 1985 to 1989, and as Vice Foreign Minister of China from 1982 to 1985. Han Dunk. Xu saw action in 18 games for the Liberty as a rookie in 2019, but due to coronavirus concerns, the second-year center will remain in China for the duration of the 2020 campaign. Because of his father's position in the government, Han received an elite education. [3], In the wake of the Communist victory over the Nationalists in the Chinese Civil War, Han joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs where he took the position of Director of the Protocol Department, a position he would occupy from 1949 until 1963. See what DraftSite and fans have to say about Xu. 3-3 FGM and scored 7 points against Indiana fever. By accessing any information beyond this page, you agree to abide by the NBA.com, {{ player.hanaInfo.HEIGHT | ftInchesToMeters }} m, {{ player.hanaInfo.WEIGHT | lbsToKg }} kg, First Chinese player drafted to WNBA in 22 years and youngest in her draft class at 19, Scored a career-high 12 points on August 30 against the Connecticut Sun. [6][7], 2016 FIBA Under-17 World Championship for Women, 2017 FIBA Under-19 Women's Basketball World Cup, 2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup profile, China’s Han Xu Is WNBA’s Next International Superstar, "Liberty's teenage rookie embracing pressure of Yao Ming comparisons", "They Want Her To Be The Next Yao Ming, But What Does She Want? In 15 games played so far in 2019, Xu is averaging just 3.0 points and 0.7 rebounds per contest. Han was born May 26, 1924 in Jiangning County, Jiangsu Province. Nature genetics 45 (2), 124-130, 2013. Han Xu (simplified Chinese: 韩旭; traditional Chinese: 韓旭; pinyin: Hán xù; born 31 October 1999) is a Chinese basketball player for the New York Liberty of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) and the Chinese national team.Xu was drafted in the second round (14th overall) by the Liberty in the 2019 WNBA Draft. [3][1], During the Second Sino-Japanese War, Han joined the Chinese Communist army as a guerrilla fighter. 464: 2013: Partitioning heritability of regulatory and … International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 72 (13), 1524-1543, 2007. This was undoubtedly the rookie's best performance of this season, as Xu totaled double figures offensively for the first time in her career with 12 points on 35.7 percent shooting Friday. Career: From Shijiazhuang, China…Schooled in Beijing and was selected for the senior national team…First Chinese woman to play in the WNBA for 22 years…14th overall draft pick…Played for Team China in the FIBA U17 Women’s Basketball World Cup where they reached the semi-finals…Led China with 20 points scored…Was named to the All-Star Five…Member of the Basketball Without Borders Global Camp…Played for China’s Xinjiang Magic Deer for the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 seasons. Han Xu. Xu's contributions from Saturday are encouraging, but it's worth noting they all came in the fourth quarter of a one-sided affair. In the six years Han served the post, he became popular among many in Washington for his sociable attitude and fluency in English. Last season, Xu averaged 3.0 points and 0.8 rebounds in 7.9 minutes per contest. Xu managed seven points (3-6 FG, 1-2 3Pt), three rebounds and one block in Sunday's 90-58 loss against the Aces. 2020: Opted out of the WNBA’s 2020 single-site season. He kept bank notes signed by the pilots he helped save as souvenirs. S Hou, X Han, G Sun, S Long, W Li, X Yang, Q Li. Among his best known compositions are The Ramblers' Veel Mooier Dan Het Mooiste Schilderij (1946), De Spelbrekers' Oh Wat Ben Je Mooi (1956) and Dolf Brouwers' Eens Zal De Betuwe In Bloei Weer Staan. Copyright 2020 NBA Media Ventures, LLC | Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. All rights reserved. In the aftermath Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, the Chinese government and the Chinese Embassy in the United States found themselves flooded with demands for a response.