Netease Sports reported on October 5:
Comparing the experiences of the National Youth Team and the National Men’s Basketball Training Team, Xu Jie talked about the situation of the two. “I think the national youth team and the national training team are at the same level. They both represent the country, so they demand high standards. Myself. I am proud of being selected for the national training team, but there is also a lot of pressure. This pressure will gradually become motivation and give me a direction to work hard.
In addition, Xu Jie also revealed in an interview that he usually observes and learns how Rubio, Campazzo and other world-class defenders play, hoping to improve himself through learning, "Many players are very good, I am also watching The play style of defenders in this country, like Rubio, like the Argentine defender who performed well in the World Cup before (Campazzo), is the direction I want to learn. They all have their own advantages. I want to learn from them. Good play style, good points, and then slowly make up for your shortcomings." Xu Jie said.
In the CBA League last season, the 20-year-old Xu Jie played 41 regular season games for the Guangdong team. He averaged 5.0 points, 1.6 rebounds, 2.1 assists, and 1.1 steals in 18 minutes of playing time per game. Transcript.