Trending in China: Young man practises basketball in apron, gains online fame

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  • South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Trending in China: Young man practises basketball in apron, gains online fame” – below is their description.

    A video of a 20-year-old man playing basketball in an apron outside a grocery store has gone viral on the country’s social media. Shi Xuenian is a college student majoring in physical education who aspires to be a professional player. Since he was 10, he has followed his idol Kobe Bryant’s training routine, waking up every day at 4.30am to practise. That, and more trending videos from China this week.

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