CBA teenage center Yi Jianlian of the Guangdong Hongyuan is leading the balloting for the CBA All-star Game.
The 2.12 meter, 18-year-old has received more than 84,300 votes, with about a 2300-vote cushion over Jiangsu Nangang's Tang Zhengdong among Southern Conference centers.
Liu Wei of the Shanghai Sharks led the Southern Conference guards with about 102,700 votes, while Liu Yudong of the Bayi Rockets is first among the southern Conference forwards with over 130,300 votes.
In the North, Beijing Ducks' Jiao Jian topped the forward position with about 115,900. Liaoning's Guo Shiqiang and Jilin Tigers' Gregoire Roderick are 1-2 at the guard position.
The 10th NBA All-Star Game will be played in Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu province, on March 5. Voting continues through Friday.
(CRI February 24, 2005)