The Xinjiang Guanghui Flying Tigers are a men’s professional basketball team based in Ürümqi, Xinjiang, China. They play in the North Division of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) and currently play out of Hongshan Arena. The Tianshan Rural-Commercial Bank is club’s corporate sponsor while its mascot is a flying tiger.
The Flying Tigers have made it to four CBA Finals, but failed to win the title on all four trips.
The club joined the league ahead of the 1999–00 CBA season, as the first step in the organization’s plans to expand into the country’s western interior.
During the 2004–06 CBA seasons, they made it into the CBA Quarterfinals, but failed to advance.
Xinjiang’s success in recent years has been highlighted by three straight trips to the CBA Finals at the end of the 2008–09 CBA season, 2009–10 CBA season, and 2010–11 CBA season, as well as another appearance in the championship series following the 2013–14 CBA season.