Liao Jiang may turn enemy into friend, Zhu Chuanyu is expected to succeed Han Dejun
Li Hongqing, General manager of Liaoning, had been looking for a replacement for Han in recent years and had made deals to bring in shandong’s rising star, Zhu Rongzhen, but he failed to show talent enough to win the approval of Yang Ming, the team’s head coach.Now Zhu Rongzhen is about to return to Shandong team, Liaoning team management intends to continue to seek a trade, Xinjiang team inside young zhu Chuanyu became the next team to want to introduce the target.The 226cm, 113kg zhu has averaged 4.4 points, 3.5 rebounds and 0.8 blocks per game in 13.9 minutes in 14 games for Xinjiang this season. He is shooting 62.8 percent from the field and 63.6 percent from the free throw line, and is expected to grow into a top defensive player in the League.With Players like Guo Ailun and Zhao Jiwei in the backcourt, If Zhu chuanyu is traded to Liaoning, he could become the team’s main center for years to come.Liaoning’s management wanted Zhou, but Xinjiang refused to trade him, even if Zhou left to join The Melbourne Phoenix in the Australian league, with Guo Ailun and Zhao Jiwei.Now the two teams are expected to turn enemies into friends, Liaoning team intends to send liu Zhixuan, Wu Changze and other players as bargaining chips, xinjiang potential center Zhu Chuanyu.Compared to Zhu Rongzhen, Zhu chuanyu is more suitable for Liaoning team, he can partner with Fu Hao inside, the team bench attack and defense.Han Dejun, the main center of Liaoning Team, was very old and his competitive condition was affected. He could not play more than 30 minutes per game, otherwise it would be difficult for him to play efficiently.The introduction of potential center to take over Han Dejun is liaoning team’s top task, after all, the team has reserves of defenders He Jiaxuan, forward Line Zhang Zhenlin, Yu Zechen, Fu Hao and other players, only five short board has not been strengthened.If a trade is finalized this offseason, Wu naiqun will train the 23-year-old with Liaoning. It is believed that within a few seasons, Zhu chuanyu will become an indispensable center for the Team.