By Lung Po-an, Chen Chun-hua
and Matthew Mazzetta
Last November, the Chinese government introduced its "26 Measures," which it said is aimed at offering Taiwanese equal treatment to that of Chinese nationals.
The 26th measure, specifically, states that Taiwanese athletes competing in Chinese professional sports leagues can qualify as "domestic" players.
In Lin's case, the rule is significant, because the CBA has limits on the use of foreign players in order to provide an incentive in the development of local talent. [FULL STORY]