A return trek to China, 30 years later

Updated: August 26, 2009, 12:49 PM ET
Associated Press

BEIJING -- Thirty years after the Washington Wizards became the first NBA team to visit China, veterans of the team plan a return trip to the basketball-crazed country next month.

Hall of Fame center Wes Unseld, a star of the 1979 team then known as the Washington Bullets, will be joined on the Sept. 5-15 visit by current Wizards players Caron Butler and Randy Foye, the team announced in a statement.

Also joining them will be another former Bullet, towering 7-foot-7 center Gheorghe ...

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