2019–20 Chinese Basketball Association season
The 2019–20 CBA season will be the 25th season of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). The regular season will begin on 1 November 2019 with Guangdong Southern Tigers hosting Liaoning Leopards.
Foreign players policy
All teams except the Bayi Rockets can have two foreign players. The bottom two teams from the previous season (except Bayi) have the additional right to sign an extra Asian player.
The rules for using foreign players in each game are described in this chart:
|#||Facing other teams||Facing Bayi Rockets|
|Chinese players+||No Limit||No Limit|
|Asian players++||4 quarters collectively+++|
|International players||6 quarters collectively+++|
+ Including players from Hong Kong and Taiwan.
++ If a team waives its right to sign an extra Asian player, it may use its 2 foreign players for 7 quarters collectively.
+++ Only 1 allowed in the 4th quarter.
This is the full list of international players who will compete in the CBA during the 2019-20 season.
|Team||Player 1||Player 2||Asian Player||Replaced During Season|
|Beijing Ducks||Justin Hamilton||Ekpe Udoh||Jeremy Lin|
|Beijing Royal Fighters||Ángel Delgado||Kyle Fogg||Sani Sakakini|
|Guangdong Southern Tigers||N/A|
|Guangzhou Loong Lions||CJ Harris||Keifer Sykes||N/A|
|Jilin Northeast Tigers||Dominique Jones||Alex Poythress||N/A|
|Liaoning Flying Leopards||Brandon Bass||Lance Stephenson||N/A|
|Nanjing Monkey King||Guerschon Yabusele||Behnam Yakhchali|
|Qingdao Eagles||Dakari Johnson||Kenny Boynton||N/A|
|Shandong Heroes||Isaiah Canaan||Wayne Selden||N/A|
|Shanxi Loongs||Jamaal Franklin||N/A|
|Shenzhen Aviators||Pierre Jackson||Shabazz Muhammad||N/A|
|Sichuan Blue Whales||Jerryd Bayless||Maciej Lampe||N/A|
|Tianjin Pioneers||Marko Todorovic||Chasson Randle||N/A|
|Xinjiang Flying Tigers||Ian Clark||N/A|
|Zhejiang Golden Bulls||Sylven Landesberg||N/A|
|Zhejiang Lions||Aaron Jackson||Jalen Reynolds||N/A|
Regular Season Standings
- "CBA赛程出炉！辽粤11月1日揭幕战 总决赛4月26". Sina Sports (in Chinese). 23 August 2019. Retrieved 24 August 2019.