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 1 Guangdong ST 42-4 
 2 Liaoning FL 38-8 
 3 Shenzhen L. 34-12 
 4 Xinjiang FT 33-13 
 5 Guangsha L. 31-15 
 6 Beijing Ducks 30-16 
 7 Shandong GS 26-20 
 8 Fujian S. 26-20 
 9 Jilin NE T. 24-22 
 10 Shanghai S. 24-22 
 11 Guangzhou LL 24-22 
 12 Zhejiang Ch. 23-23 
 13 Jiangsu D. 23-23 
 14 Shanxi Z. 17-29 
 15 Qingdao E. 13-33 
 16 Tianjin GL 12-34 
 17 Bayi R. 12-34 
 18 Sichuan BW 11-35 
 19 Nanjing TX MK 11-35 
 20 Beijing Dragons 8-38 
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Last:3/14/2019
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 1. Shaanxi X. 25-3 
 2. Anhui 23-5 
 3. Hunan 23-5 
 4. Guangxi 20-8 
 5. Guizhou 18-10 
 6. Wuhan 16-12 
 7. Henan 15-13 
 8. Hebei X. 15-13 
 9. Chongqing 12-16 
 10. Fujian 12-16 
 11. Lhasa 11-17 
 12. Luoyang 11-17 
 13. Beijing 4-24 
 14. Hefei 3-25 
 15. Jiangsu 2-26 
Last:9/8/2018
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Points Per Game
 Pierre JACKSON
  Beijing
  (180-PG-91)
  Avg: 39.8
 1. P.Jackson Beijing39.8 
 2. D.Adams Xinjiang36.6 
 3. J.Young Na36.1 
 4. J.Fredette Shanghai35.5 
 5. K.Fogg Guangzhou LL34.4 
 6. M.Denmon Zhejiang33.5 
 7. T.Rochestie Tianj33.5 
 8. J.Gibson Qingdao E.33.1 
 9. J.Franklin Sichu32.3 
 10. S.Muhammad Shanxi Z29.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Dakari JOHNSON
  Qingd
  (213-C/F-95)
  Avg: 14.9
 1. D.Johnson Qingd14.9 
 2. J.Thompson Sichu14.8 
 3. D.Motiejunas Shandong14.0 
 4. Z.Wang Fujian S.13.8 
 5. C.Aldrich Tianj13.8 
 6. T.Robinson Beijing13.6 
 7. M.Lampe Jilin N13.3 
 8. J.Stokes Xinjiang12.0 
 9. S.Muhammad Shanxi Z11.2 
 10. A.Blatche Tianj11.0 
Assists Per Game
 Courtney FORTSON
  Guangsha
  (180-PG-88)
  Avg: 11
 1. C.Fortson Guangsha11.0 
 2. P.Jackson Beijing9.3 
 3. T.Rochestie Tianj9.1 
 4. T.Lawson Shandong8.7 
 5. D.Adams Xinjiang8.3 
 6. D.Jones Jilin N8.0 
 7. J.Franklin Sichu7.9 
 8. K.Fogg Guangzhou LL7.6 
 9. A.Jackson Beijing7.5 
 10. E.Jeter Fujian S.7.3 
Steals Per Game
 Brandon PAUL
  Zhejiang Ch.
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 2.8
 1. B.Paul Zhejiang Ch.2.8 
 2. D.Adams Xinjiang2.7 
 3. J.Fredette Shanghai2.5 
 4. J.Franklin Sichu2.4 
 5. C.Fortson Guangsha2.4 
 6. P.Jackson Beijing2.3 
 7. M.Delaney Guangdon2.3 
 8. D.Buycks Shenzhen2.2 
 9. K.Fogg Guangzhou LL2.1 
 10. L.Hudson Liaoning2.1 
Blocks Per Game
 Zhang MAX
  Shanghai S.
  (--)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Z.Max Shanghai S.2.6 
 2. J.Hamilton Beijing2.3 
 3. I.Austin Nanjing2.1 
 4. Q.Wu Jiangsu D.1.9 
 5. J.Franklin Sichu1.8 
 6. D.Johnson Qingd1.8 
 7. A.Blatche Tianj1.8 
 8. Z.Xu Bayi R.1.7 
 9. H.Haddadi Xinjiang1.6 
 10. Z.Wang Fujian S.1.4 
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CBA Round 39: Leopards are defeated by Golden Stars - Feb 2, 2019


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The teams have now bigger motivation at this stage of Regular Season. Every game can be crucial and decide about teams' position at the end of Regular Season. Here is the last round review presented by ESL.

The game between third ranked Leopards (29-9) and eighth ranked Golden Stars (20-18) was the most important one in the last round on Friday night. Leopards were crushed by Golden Stars in Shenzhen 121-99. Golden Stars looked well-organized offensively handing out 29 assists. 32 personal fouls committed by Leopards helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a great evening for Lithuanian power forward Donatas Motiejunas (213-90) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 36 points (!!!), 23 rebounds and 6 assists. American point guard Ty Lawson (180-87, college: N.Carolina) helped adding 28 points and 8 assists (went 8 for 8 at the free throw line). The best for the losing side was American point guard Dwight Buycks (191-89, college: Marquette) with 29 points and 5 rebounds. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Golden Stars maintains eighth place with 20-18 record, which they share with Shanghai S. Leopards at the other side keep the third position with nine games lost. Golden Stars is looking forward to face bottom-ranked Fly Dragons (#20) in Beijing in the next round which should be another easy win for them. Leopards will play at home against Bayi Rockets (#18) and are hoping to win this game.
CBA top team - Guandong Tigers (34-4) had no problems winning another game. This time they crushed fourteenth ranked Brave Dragons (14-24) in Dongguan 122-95. It was a quality performance for the former international Jianlian Yi (212-87) who led the winners and scored 29 points and 7 rebounds. Sonny Weems accounted for 16 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists. Center PengFei Yan (207-93) came up with a double-double by scoring 28 points and 14 rebounds for Brave Dragons in the defeat. Since the result was very predictable, it gave the chance for the coaches to test many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Guandong Tigers have an impressive series of eleven victories in a row. They maintain first place with 34-4 record. Brave Dragons lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the fourteenth position with 24 games lost. Guandong Tigers will play against Sharks (#9) in Shanghai in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Brave Dragons will play at home against Xinjiang Flying Tige (#6) and hope to get back on the winning track.
15th ranked Eagles (11-27) were outscored at home by tenth ranked Sharks (20-18) with the biggest margin this round 121-86 on Friday night. The best player for the winners was Luis Scola who had a double-double by scoring 27 points and 15 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was Dakari Johnson who recorded 22 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists. Since the result was very predictable, it gave the chance for the coaches to test many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Sharks moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Shandong GS. Loser Eagles keep the fifteenth position with 27 games lost. Sharks will meet at home league's leader Guandong Tigers in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Eagles will play against Jilin Tigers (#12) and hope to secure a win.

There were no shocking results in the rest of the games of round 39: Guangsha L. won against Tianjin GL on the opponent's court 115-100. Bottom-ranked Beijing Dragons unfortunately lost to Nanjing TX MK in a home game 101-106. Jilin NE T. recorded a loss to Fujian S. on the road 95-106. Jiangsu D. was defeated by Zhejiang Ch. on its own court 112-116. Beijing Ducks smashed Sichuan BW in a road game 119-92. Guangzhou LL lost to defending champion Liaoning FL at home 94-110. Xinjiang FT outscored Bayi R. on the opponent's court 116-96.
The most impressive stats of the last round was 46 points (!!!), 7 rebounds and 4 assists by Donald Sloan of Jiangsu D..



Tianjin GL - Guangsha L. 100-115

Very expected game in Tianjin where 17th ranked Gold Lions (9-29) were defeated by fourth ranked Zhejiang Guangsha Lions (28-9) 115-100 on Thursday. Zhejiang Guangsha Lions outrebounded Gold Lions 49-35 including a 20-6 advantage in offensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. The best player for the winners was international center Jinqiu Hu (208-97) who had a double-double by scoring 24 points and 10 rebounds. American point guard Courtney Fortson (180-88, college: Arkansas) chipped in a double-double by scoring 17 points, 8 rebounds and 12 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was American-Filipino power forward Andray Blatche (211-86) who recorded a double-double by scoring 27 points and 15 rebounds (went 8 for 8 at the free throw line) and American-Montenegrin point guard Taylor Rochestie (185-85, college: Washington St.) added 27 points and 6 assists respectively. Five Zhejiang Guangsha Lions and four Gold Lions players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Zhejiang Guangsha Lions maintains fourth place with 28-9 record. Gold Lions lost their sixth game in a row. They keep the seventeenth position with 29 games lost. They share it with Bayi R.. Zhejiang Guangsha Lions' supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Hangzhou Golden Bulls.
Top scorers:
Tianjin GL: R.Taylor 27+2reb+6ast, B.Andray 27+15reb+3ast, S.DeShuai 20+4reb, X.Jin 10+6reb+1ast, T.Ye 6+5reb+3ast, M.Zikai 3+1reb
Guangsha L.: H.Jinqiu 24+10reb+3ast, L.Jinglong 20+4reb, B.Ioannis 18+9reb+3ast, F.Courtney 17+8reb+12ast, L.Chih-Chieh 12+4reb, L.Cheng 12+5reb+2ast
gschID: 695801


Beijing Dragons - Nanjing TX MK 101-106

Rather predictable result in Beijing where sixteenth ranked Monkey Kings (10-28) defeated bottom-ranked Fly Dragons (7-31) 106-101 on Friday. The best player for the winners was American guard Joseph Young (188-92, college: Oregon) who scored 45 points (!!!), 5 rebounds and 6 assists. Forward JianYe Song (198-91) chipped in a double-double by scoring 12 points, 11 rebounds, 4 assists and 5 steals. At the other side the best for losing team was American Thomas Robinson (208-91, college: Kansas) who recorded a double-double by scoring 24 points and 19 rebounds and the other American import swingman Ricky Ledo (201-92, college: Providence) added 23 points, 8 rebounds, 7 assists and 6 steals respectively. Four Fly Dragons players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Monkey Kings maintains sixteenth place with 10-28 record. Fly Dragons lost their fourteenth game in a row. They stay dead last with 31 lost games. Monkey Kings will meet at home league's second-placed Flying Leopards in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Fly Dragons will play against Golden Stars (#8) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Beijing Dragons: R.Thomas 24+19reb+2ast, L.Ricky 23+8reb+7ast, Y.Liang 20+5reb+1ast, F.Zhang 12+1reb, W.Zheng 9+8reb, X.Mengjun 6+3reb
Nanjing TX MK: Y.Joseph 45+5reb+6ast, A.Isaiah 17+7reb, S.JianYe 12+11reb+4ast, Q.Wenhan 8+7reb+4ast, L.Jiayi 6+1reb, H.Jingjia 6+1reb+1ast
gschID: 695805


Fujian S. - Jilin NE T. 106-95

Not a big story in a game in Jinjiang where 11th ranked Jilin Tigers (18-19) were defeated by seventh ranked Sturgeons (21-17) 106-95 on Friday. The best player for the winners was Canadian Andrew Nicholson (206-89, college: St.Bonaventure) who had a double-double by scoring 25 points and 13 rebounds. American-Ukrainian point guard Eugene Jeter (180-83, college: Portland) chipped in a double-double by scoring 19 points, 6 rebounds and 12 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was American guard Dominique Jones (193-88, college: S.Florida) who recorded a double-double by scoring 31 points, 19 rebounds and 7 assists and the former international guard JinMing Cui (193-92) added 22 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists respectively. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Sturgeons maintains seventh place with 21-17 record. Loser Jilin Tigers dropped to the twelfth position with 19 games lost. Sturgeons will meet Gold Lions (#17) in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Jilin Tigers will play against Eagles (#15) in Qingdao and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Jilin NE T.: J.Dominique 31+19reb+7ast, C.JinMing 22+8reb+4ast, Z.Biao 15+3reb+2ast, D.Huaibo 14+4reb, J.Yuxing 4+4reb+1ast, G.JinLin 4+4reb+1ast
Fujian S.: W.Zhelin 25+11reb+1ast, N.Andrew 25+13reb+3ast, C.LinJian 23+11reb+2ast, J.Eugene 19+6reb+12ast, H.YiChao 9+3reb, S.Tiangui 5+3reb
gschID: 695803


Jiangsu D. - Zhejiang Ch. 112-116

Everything could happen in Nanjing at the game between two tied teams. Both twelfth ranked Golden Bulls and 13th ranked Jiangsu Dragons had identical 18-19 record. But Jiangsu Dragons were not able to use a home court advantage and lost to the opponent from Hangzhou 116-112 on Friday night. Golden Bulls made 29-of-37 free shots (78.4 percent) during the game. They also forced 22 Jiangsu Dragons turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. The best player for the winners was American guard Marcus Denmon (191-90, college: Missouri, agency: BeoBasket) who scored 32 points, 9 rebounds and 8 assists (went 10 for 10 at the free throw line !!!). His fellow American import guard Brandon Paul (193-91, college: Illinois, agency: Pensack Sports) chipped in a double-double by scoring 22 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 steals. Four Golden Bulls players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was American guard Donald Sloan (190-88, college: Texas A&M) who recorded 46 points (!!!), 7 rebounds and 4 assists and Serbian center Miroslav Raduljica (213-88) added 22 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists respectively. Jiangsu Dragons' coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. The victory was the third consecutive win for Golden Bulls. They moved-up to tenth place, which they share with Guangzhou LL. Loser Jiangsu Dragons keep the thirteenth position with 20 games lost. Golden Bulls' supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Hangzhou to the arena Zhejiang Guangsha Lions.
Top scorers:
Jiangsu D.: S.Donald 46+7reb+4ast, R.Miroslav 22+9reb+5ast, W.Quanxi 21+10reb+2ast, Y.Li 6+6reb+3ast, L.Yuanyu 6+1reb+1ast, H.Yifan 5+3reb
Zhejiang Ch.: D.Marcus 32+9reb+8ast, Z.Xuhang 25+6reb+1ast, P.Brandon 22+10reb+5ast, W.Qian 14+3reb+4ast, Z.Dayu 8+3reb+1ast, L.Junhao 8+4reb+1ast
gschID: 695809


Guangdong ST - Shanxi Z. 122-95

CBA top team - Guandong Tigers (34-4) had no problems winning another game. This time they crushed fourteenth ranked Brave Dragons (14-24) in Dongguan 122-95. Guandong Tigers dominated down low during the game scoring 70 of its points in the paint compared to Brave Dragons' 50. Guandong Tigers forced 26 Brave Dragons turnovers. Strangely Brave Dragons outrebounded Guandong Tigers 47-35 including 37 on the defensive glass. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 27 assists comparing to just 11 passes made by Brave Dragons' players. It was a quality performance for the former international Jianlian Yi (212-87) who led the winners and scored 29 points and 7 rebounds. American swingman Sonny Weems (198-86, college: Arkansas) accounted for 16 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists for the winning side. Four Guandong Tigers players scored in double figures. Center PengFei Yan (207-93) came up with a double-double by scoring 28 points and 14 rebounds and American point guard Bobby Brown (188-84, college: CS Fullerton) added 30 points and 5 assists (went 8 for 8 at the free throw line) respectively for Brave Dragons in the defeat. Since the result was very predictable, it gave the chance for the coaches to test many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Guandong Tigers have an impressive series of eleven victories in a row. They maintain first place with 34-4 record. Brave Dragons lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the fourteenth position with 24 games lost. Guandong Tigers will play against Sharks (#9) in Shanghai in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Brave Dragons will play at home against Xinjiang Flying Tige (#6) and hope to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Shanxi Z.: B.Bobby 30+2reb+5ast, Y.PengFei 28+14reb+1ast, L.Guangcen 10+4reb+1ast, Z.Zelong 7+5reb+1ast, R.Junwei 6+5reb+2ast, W.Hong 5+2reb+1ast
Guangdong ST: Y.Jianlian 29+7reb, D.Malcolm 20+5reb+5ast, W.Sonny 16+7reb+8ast, Z.Peng 16+5reb+3ast, X.Jie 9+1reb, Z.Fanri 7+5reb
gschID: 695808


Qingdao E. - Shanghai S. 86-121

15th ranked Eagles (11-27) were outscored at home by tenth ranked Sharks (20-18) with the biggest margin this round 121-86 on Friday night. Sharks dominated down low during the game scoring 76 of its points in the paint compared to Eagles' 48 and made 21-of-26 free shots (80.8 percent) during the game. They outrebounded Eagles 50-31 including a 37-19 advantage in defensive rebounds. Sharks looked well-organized offensively handing out 25 assists. The best player for the winners was Argentinian-Spanish power forward Luis Scola (206-80) who had a double-double by scoring 27 points and 15 rebounds. American point guard Jimmer Fredette (188-89, college: BYU) chipped in 32 points and 7 assists (went 10 for 10 at the free throw line !!!). At the other side the best for losing team was American power forward Dakari Johnson (213-95, college: Kentucky) who recorded 22 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists and the other American import point guard Jonathan Gibson (188-87, college: N.Mexico St.) added 19 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists respectively. Five Sharks and four Eagles players scored in double figures. Since the result was very predictable, it gave the chance for the coaches to test many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Sharks moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Shandong GS. Loser Eagles keep the fifteenth position with 27 games lost. Sharks will meet at home league's leader Guandong Tigers in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Eagles will play against Jilin Tigers (#12) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Qingdao E.: J.Dakari 22+8reb+6ast, G.Jonathan 19+7reb+4ast, W.QingMing 14+5reb+2ast, Z.Yi 10+3reb+4ast, Y.Kai 7+2reb, W.Siqi 4+2reb
Shanghai S.: F.Jimmer 32+3reb+7ast, S.Luis 27+15reb+2ast, L.Wei 13+3reb+4ast, L.Hanchen 12+4reb+4ast, C.Liang 10+3reb+3ast, M.Zhang 7+7reb
gschID: 695807


Sichuan BW - Beijing Ducks 92-119

There was no surprise in Sichuan where 19th ranked Blue Whales (8-29) were outplayed by fifth ranked Beijing Ducks (26-12) 119-92 on Thursday. Beijing Ducks dominated down low during the game scoring 68 of its points in the paint compared to Blue Whales' 46. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 30 assists comparing to just 16 passes made by Blue Whales' players. The best player for the winners was Croatian-American center Justin Hamilton (213-90, college: LSU) who had a double-double by scoring 29 points and 12 rebounds. American guard Aaron Jackson (190-86, college: Duquesne) chipped in a double-double by scoring 24 points and 11 assists (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field). At the other side the best for losing team was American Jamaal Franklin (196-91, college: San Diego St., agency: Slash Sports) who recorded 16 points, 7 rebounds, 7 assists and 4 blocks and guard Rongqi Huang (190-99) added 19 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists respectively. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures. Since the result was very predictable, it gave the chance for the coaches to test many bench players and allowed the starting five to get some rest. Beijing Ducks maintains fifth place with 26-12 record. Blue Whales lost their fourth game in a row. They keep the nineteenth position with 29 games lost. Beijing Ducks will meet Long-Lions (#10) in the next round which should be theoretically another easy game. Blue Whales will play against Jiangsu Dragons (#13) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Sichuan BW: H.Rongqi 19+5reb+5ast, F.Jamaal 16+7reb+7ast, C.Chen 15+4reb+1ast, M.Qingfei 11+4reb, T.Jason 10+12reb+2ast, Y.Yue 9+2reb
Beijing Ducks: H.Justin 29+12reb+3ast, J.Aaron 24+4reb+11ast, L.XiaoYu 20+1reb+4ast, T.Jianiyou 14+3reb+1ast, Z.YanXi 12+1reb, Z.Xiaochuan 11+10reb+7ast
gschID: 695800


Guangzhou LL - Liaoning FL 94-110

No shocking result in a game in Guangzhou where second ranked Flying Leopards (33-5) won against 9th ranked Long-Lions (19-19) 110-94 on Friday. Flying Leopards made 20-of-25 free shots (80.0 percent) during the game. The best player for the winners was American forward Brandon Bass (203-85, college: LSU) who had a double-double by scoring 21 points and 11 rebounds. His fellow American import Lester Hudson (190-84, college: Tenn-Martin) chipped in 22 points and 5 rebounds. Four Flying Leopards players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was American point guard Kyle Fogg (190-90, college: Arizona) who recorded 34 points (!!!), 8 rebounds and 7 assists and guard Kailun Guo (188-95) added 12 points and 5 rebounds respectively. Both coaches used bench players and allowed the starting five to get some rest. Defending champion maintains second place with 33-5 record behind leader Guangdong ST. Long-Lions lost their fourth game in a row. They dropped to the tenth position with 19 games lost. They share it with Zhejiang Ch.. Flying Leopards will meet Monkey Kings (#16) in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Long-Lions will play against Beijing Ducks (#5) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Guangzhou LL: F.Kyle 34+8reb+7ast, G.Kailun 12+5reb, C.Ying-Chun 10+2reb, S.MingYang 7+5reb, Z.Yongpeng 6+6reb+1ast, C.Tal 6+3reb+4ast
Liaoning FL: G.Ailun 24+1reb+4ast, H.Lester 22+5reb+3ast, B.Brandon 21+11reb+1ast, H.Dejun 14+11reb+2ast, G.ShiYan 8+3ast, H.Ju 7+1reb
gschID: 695804


Bayi R. - Xinjiang FT 96-116

Very expected game in Ningbo where 18th ranked Bayi Rockets (9-29) were crushed by sixth ranked Xinjiang Flying Tige (25-12) 116-96 on Thursday. Xinjiang Flying Tige dominated down low during the game scoring 74 of its points in the paint compared to Bayi Rockets' 38. Xinjiang Flying Tige had a 31-17 advantage in offensive rebounds. The best player for the winners was American-Bulgarian point guard Darius Adams (188-89, college: Indianapolis) who had a double-double by scoring 38 points (!!!), 10 rebounds and 6 assists. The former international center Ziming Fan (211-98) chipped in 20 points and 8 rebounds (on 8-of-9 shooting from the field). At the other side the best for losing team was the former international guard Shuo Han (196-86) who recorded 24 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists and international guard Lei Meng (193-95) added 23 points and 6 rebounds (perfect behind the arc making all five shots) respectively. Five Xinjiang Flying Tige and four Bayi Rockets players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players and allowed the starting five to get some rest. The victory was the fourth consecutive win for Xinjiang Flying Tige. They maintain sixth place with 25-12 record. Loser Bayi Rockets dropped to the seventeenth position with 29 games lost. They share it with Tianjin GL. Xinjiang Flying Tige will meet Brave Dragons (#14) in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Bayi Rockets will play against Leopards in Shenzhen and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Bayi R.: H.Shuo 24+8reb+5ast, M.Lei 23+6reb+3ast, A.Aersilan 14+1ast, F.Hao 13+7reb, X.Tianyu 9+2ast, Y.Chen 8+3reb+2ast
Xinjiang FT: A.Darius 38+10reb+6ast, L.Gen 23+2reb+1ast, F.Ziming 20+8reb+1ast, C.Yi-Hsiang 12+2reb+2ast, Y.Changdong 11+3reb+2ast, L.Yunan 10+2reb
gschID: 695802


Shenzhen L. - Shandong GS 99-121

The game between third ranked Leopards (29-9) and eighth ranked Golden Stars (20-18) was the most important one in the last round on Friday night. Leopards were crushed by Golden Stars in Shenzhen 121-99. Golden Stars looked well-organized offensively handing out 29 assists. 32 personal fouls committed by Leopards helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a great evening for Lithuanian power forward Donatas Motiejunas (213-90) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 36 points (!!!), 23 rebounds and 6 assists. American point guard Ty Lawson (180-87, college: N.Carolina) helped adding 28 points and 8 assists (went 8 for 8 at the free throw line). The best for the losing side was American point guard Dwight Buycks (191-89, college: Marquette) with 29 points and 5 rebounds and international center Zijie Shen (205-97) produced a double-double by scoring 10 points and 10 rebounds. Four Golden Stars and five Leopards players scored in double figures. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Golden Stars maintains eighth place with 20-18 record, which they share with Shanghai S. Leopards at the other side keep the third position with nine games lost. Golden Stars is looking forward to face bottom-ranked Fly Dragons (#20) in Beijing in the next round which should be another easy win for them. Leopards will play at home against Bayi Rockets (#18) and are hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
Shenzhen L.: B.Dwight 29+5reb+3ast, H.Xining 16+5reb, G.QuAn 11+6reb+4ast, S.Zijie 10+10reb+2ast, L.MuHao 10+8reb+1ast, B.Kenny 10+3reb+2ast
Shandong GS: M.Donatas 36+23reb+6ast, L.Ty 28+2reb+8ast, W.Ruheng 24+4reb+6ast, J.Cheng 12+11reb+2ast, T.HanLin 9+1reb, W.Ke 9+4reb+1ast
gschID: 695806
  



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CBA Round 3 of Semi-Finals. Guangdong and Liaoning post victories - 7 days ago
Guangdong ST - Shenzhen L. 111-106 Guangdong outgunned Shenzhen to take 3-0 lead in the series. Guandong Tigers dominated down low during the game scoring 80 of its points in the paint compared to Leopards' 54. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. It was a great evening for the former international Jianlian Yi (212-87) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 33 points (!!!), 14 rebounds and 4 blocks. American swingman MarShon Brooks (196-...   [read more]


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