Shanxi is trying to bring Michael Beasley back to China, a source told Sportando.
Beasley agreed to terms with the Pistons last month, but never officially signed in Detroit.
The former 2nd pick of the NBA draft has played 26 games with the Los Angeles Lakers averaging 7 points and 2.3 assists last season.
Beasley has already played in China with Shanghai, Shandong and last season with Guangdong averaging 22.4 points, 9.8 rebounds and 4.4 assists.
The Chinese team is also trying to release the newcomer Malcolm Thomas to his contract, a source added.