The Qingdao Double Star Eagles are a men’s professional basketball team which is based in Qingdao, Shandong, China. They play in the North Division of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) and call Guoxin Gymnasium home. They are famous for signing American Tracy McGrady. Their team mascot is an eagle.
Qingdao received a great deal of attention from various media outlets around the world when former NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady spent the 2012–13 CBA season as a member of the team, but despite strong individual efforts, “T-Mac” was unable to help the club qualify for that year’s CBA Playoffs.
They made the 2015 CBA Semifinals.