Guangzhou, Jan 12 : Worries about Abudushalamu Abudurexiti's injury was relieved as he received the settlement of insurance claim for players of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). The insurance will cover the cure and rehabilitation fee for the rupture of his left knee ligament left in the 2019-2020 season CBA All-Star Rookie Challenge.
In the Reviewing China Life-CBA Cooperation and product launch conference in Guangzhou on Saturday, Adiljan, head coach of Xinjiang Flying Tigers and player Kyranbek Makan took the insurance claim settlement for Abudushalamu. Kyranbek will be in a shirt with his No 13 printed on the front and Abudushalamu's No 23 on the back.
The CBA chairman Yao Ming said that basketball can be a high-risk sport. Strong support and sufficient insurance could add more momentum to every hard-working player's performance on the court. Likewise, every person faces risk in their journey to success. Planning and preparation beforehand will safeguard everyone's pursuit for a bright future.
Yao was acutely aware of the importance of insurance for professionals due to experience as an international basketball player. The CBA player contract insurance that was jointly launched by China Life and the CBA went into force from the 2019-2020 season CBA All-Star Rookie Challenge. If any CBA player is injured, compensation that equals the player's salary will be settled every month. By the end of last year, 16 CBA clubs have received claims settlement for their players' injuries.(Xinhua)