Hupu News, October 15th. Today, the Guangzhou Men’s Basketball Team officially announced: “Yao Tianyi accidentally slipped and was injured in the preseason game against Guangsha. After the game, he was diagnosed with a serious right knee injury. He will not be able to represent the team. The remaining games of the season.” This season is Yao Tianyi’s contract year. He has one year remaining in the category C contract. After this season, he will go to fight for a new professional contract.
On October 13th, during the Guangzhou game against Guangsha, Yao Tianyi slipped and injured him, and was then sent off the stadium on a stretcher. Yao Tianyi represented Guangzhou in 41 regular season games in the 2019-20 season, averaging 4.6 points, 1.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 17.7 minutes per game.