Zijie Shen

Zijie Shen



Here is the last round review presented by Job Market.

The most shocking disappointment of round 15 was a home defeat of 4th placed Sharks (10-3) to fifth ranked Aviators (11-2) 118-108. It ended the eight-game winning streak of Sharks. Aviators forced 19 Sharks turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 28 assists. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Aviators made 8 blocks. 29 personal fouls committed by Sharks helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a great evening for the former international center Zijie Shen (210-97) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 25 points, 20 rebounds, 5 assists and 6 blocks (perfect from the field making all ten shots !!!). American guard Askia Booker (186-93, college: Colorado) helped adding 32 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists. The best for the losing side was American Jamaal Franklin (196-91, college: SDSU, agency: Slash Sports) with a double-double by scoring 19 points, 9 rebounds and 19 assists. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Aviators have an impressive series of seven victories in a row. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Guangdong ST. Sharks at the other side keep the fourth position with three games lost. They share it with 3 other teams.
The game between Top Four teams took place in Yingkou. First ranked host Flying Leopards (12-1) defeated 4th placed Guangsha Lions (10-3) 102-94. It ended at the same time the five-game winning streak of Guangsha Lions. It was an exceptional evening for the former international point guard Jiwei Zhao (185-95) who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 16 points, 11 assists and 4 steals. Kyle Fogg accounted for 25 points and 6 steals (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field). The former international Yanhao Zhao (194-97) came up with 23 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists and 5 steals for Guangsha Lions in the defeat. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. The victory was the ninth consecutive win for Flying Leopards. They maintain first place with 12-1 record. Guangsha Lions at the other side keep the fourth position with three games lost. They share it with 3 other teams.
Bayi Rockets has finally registered their first victory this season after 12 consecutive losses. The win is especially important as it came on the road game in Jiangsu, where they defeated Monkey Kings (1-12) 108-92 on Saturday. The best player for the winners was CJ Trotter who had a triple-double by scoring 14 points, 10 rebounds, 11 assists and 6 steals. At the other side the best for losing team was Wang Xu who recorded 25 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists (went 8 for 8 at the free throw line). Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Bayi Rockets left bottom position moving up to nineteenth place, which they share with Nanjing TX MK. It was Monkey Kings’ tenth loss in a row.

There were no shocking results in the rest of the games of round 15: Beijing RF lost to Shanxi L. on the opponent’s court 94-105. Zhejiang GB. outscored Sichuan BW in a home game 111-81. Guangdong ST managed to beat Beijing D. on the road 92-80. Shandong H. was defeated by Guangzhou LL on its own court 89-107. Jiangsu D. was smashed by Tianjin in a road game 97-77. Jilin NE T. won against Xinjiang FT at home 88-86. Fujian S. unfortunately lost to Qingdao E. on the opponent’s court 91-99.
The most impressive stats of the last round was 29 points and 6 assists by Jianghuai Li of Fujian S..

Nanjing TX MK – Bayi Rockets 92-108

Bayi Rockets has finally registered their first victory this season after 12 consecutive losses. The win is especially important as it came on the road game in Jiangsu, where they defeated Monkey Kings (1-12) 108-92 on Saturday. Bayi Rockets dominated down low during the game scoring 58 of its points in the paint compared to Monkey Kings’ 32 and made 20-of-24 free shots (83.3 percent) during the game. Bayi Rockets forced 27 Monkey Kings turnovers. Strangely Monkey Kings outrebounded Bayi Rockets 40-28 including 31 on the defensive glass. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 29 assists. The best player for the winners was American swingman CJ Trotter (192-88, college: S.Indiana) who had a triple-double by scoring 14 points, 10 rebounds, 11 assists and 6 steals. Biao Zhang (201-90) chipped in 25 points and 6 steals. At the other side the best for losing team was point guard Wang Xu (181-95) who recorded 25 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists (went 8 for 8 at the free throw line) and forward Rongxiao Sun (202-95) added 17 points and 5 rebounds respectively. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Bayi Rockets left bottom position moving up to nineteenth place, which they share with Nanjing TX MK. It was Monkey Kings’ tenth loss in a row.
Top scorers:
Bayi Rockets: Z.Biao 25+4reb+1ast, M.Zhenxiang 20+1reb+1ast, N.Hongyu 14+3reb+1ast, T.CJ 14+10reb+11ast, L.Bairun 11+2reb+2ast, H.Delong 9+2reb+8ast
Nanjing TX MK: X.Wang 25+6reb+5ast, W.Zirui 17+5reb+2ast, S.Rongxiao 17+5reb+3ast, Z.Baiqing 10+8reb+1ast, L.Dong 8+7reb, Y.Haozhe 6+2ast

gschID: 938621

Shanxi L. – Beijing RF 105-94

Rather expected game in Taiyuan where 11th ranked Royal Fighters (7-6) were defeated by ninth ranked Loongs (9-4) 105-94 on Saturday. Loongs made 18-of-23 free shots (78.3 percent) during the game. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 29 assists. The best player for the winners was American point guard Kay Felder (175-95, college: Oakland) who had a double-double by scoring 25 points, 8 rebounds and 16 assists. The former international Shuai Yuan (194-94) chipped in 28 points. At the other side the best for losing team was American center Isaac Haas (218-95, college: Purdue) who recorded a double-double by scoring 14 points and 15 rebounds and Sanning Liao added 15 points and 7 assists respectively. Four Loongs and five Royal Fighters players scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Loongs moved-up to eighth place. Loser Royal Fighters dropped to the tenth position with six games lost. They share it with Shandong H..
Top scorers:
Shanxi L.: Y.Shuai 28+4reb+2ast, F.Kay 25+8reb+16ast, X.Zhijiang 20+9reb+3ast, G.ZhaoBao 15+5reb+2ast, Z.Ning 9+6reb+3ast, Y.PengFei 8+8reb+1ast
Beijing RF: L.Sanning 15+3reb+7ast, F.Zhang 15+1reb+4ast, H.Isaac 14+15reb+3ast, W.Shaojie 14+9reb+1ast, Y.Changdong 12+8reb+2ast, M.Yong 8+1reb+3ast

gschID: 938622

Shanghai S. – Shenzhen A. 108-118

The most shocking disappointment of round 15 was a home defeat of 4th placed Sharks (10-3) to fifth ranked Aviators (11-2) 118-108. It ended the eight-game winning streak of Sharks. Aviators forced 19 Sharks turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 28 assists. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Aviators made 8 blocks. 29 personal fouls committed by Sharks helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a great evening for the former international center Zijie Shen (210-97) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 25 points, 20 rebounds, 5 assists and 6 blocks (perfect from the field making all ten shots !!!). American guard Askia Booker (186-93, college: Colorado) helped adding 32 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists. The best for the losing side was American Jamaal Franklin (196-91, college: SDSU, agency: Slash Sports) with a double-double by scoring 19 points, 9 rebounds and 19 assists and the former international guard Haowen Guo (201-0) scored 39 points (!!!). Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Aviators have an impressive series of seven victories in a row. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Guangdong ST. Sharks at the other side keep the fourth position with three games lost. They share it with 3 other teams.
Top scorers:
Shenzhen A.: B.Askia 32+6reb+7ast, G.QuAn 26+8reb+1ast, S.Zijie 25+20reb+5ast, H.Xining 19+1reb+5ast, Y.Linyi 5+2reb+4ast, W.Zihan 4+2reb+1ast
Shanghai S.: G.Haowen 39+3reb+2ast, F.Jamaal 19+9reb+19ast, R.Junwei 12+6reb, M.Kelanbaike 10+4reb, L.Terry 8+4reb+2ast, D.Hanlin 8+6reb+1ast

gschID: 938623

Zhejiang GB. – Sichuan BW 111-81

Very predictable result in Hangzhou where seventh ranked Golden Bulls (10-3) smashed 17th ranked Blue Whales (2-11) 111-81 on Saturday. Golden Bulls made 20-of-25 free shots (80.0 percent) during the game. They also forced 24 Blue Whales turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 24 assists. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Golden Bulls made 7 blocks. The best player for the winners was point guard Yibo Wang (190-97) who had a double-double by scoring 20 points, 5 rebounds and 10 assists. Forward Xuhang Zhu (206-93) chipped in 18 points and 7 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was the former international point guard Shuo Han (196-86) who recorded 18 points and 5 assists and Linsen Hu (200-99) added 17 points and 7 rebounds respectively. Five Golden Bulls and four Blue Whales 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 Bulls moved-up to fourth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Loser Blue Whales dropped to the eighteenth position with 11 games lost.
Top scorers:
Zhejiang GB.: W.Yibo 20+5reb+10ast, Z.Xuhang 18+7reb+1ast, Z.Liu 15+7reb+1ast, C.Shuaipeng 14+5ast, W.Lu 13+4reb, Y.Harold 11+10reb
Sichuan BW: H.Shuo 18+4reb+5ast, H.Linsen 17+7reb, Z.Songwei 16+1reb+3ast, G.JinLin 12+3reb+2ast, Y.Zhenliang 6+7reb+2ast, S.Ruoyu 6+6reb

gschID: 938624

Beijing D. – Guangdong ST 80-92

Not a big story in a game in Beijing where 9th ranked Ducks (8-5) were defeated by third ranked Guandong Tigers (11-2) 92-80 on Sunday. Guandong Tigers looked well-organized offensively handing out 24 assists. The best player for the winners was the former international Rui Zhao (196-96) who had a double-double by scoring 17 points, 13 assists and 4 steals (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). The former international Jianlian Yi (211-87) chipped in 17 points and 8 rebounds. Guandong Tigers’ coach used a ten-player rotation and allowed the starting five to get some rest. At the other side the best for losing team was the former international center Ziming Fan (211-98) who recorded 22 points and 7 rebounds and the former international point guard XiaoYu Liu (188-89) added 11 points and 10 assists respectively. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. The victory was the third consecutive win for Guandong Tigers. Defending champion moved-up to second place, which they share with Shenzhen A. Loser Ducks keep the ninth position with five games lost.
Top scorers:
Guangdong ST: Z.Peng 21+1reb, Z.Rui 17+4reb+13ast, Y.Jianlian 17+8reb, R.JunFei 10+4ast, W.Xinkai 7+3reb+1ast, S.Wei 6+3reb
Beijing D.: F.Ziming 22+7reb+3ast, L.XiaoYu 11+4reb+10ast, L.MuHao 10+8reb+2ast, Z.Xiaochuan 10+11reb+2ast, F.Shuo 7+1ast, Z.YanXi 7+1ast

gschID: 938625

Shandong H. – Guangzhou LL 89-107

Everything went according to plan in Jinan where seventh ranked Long-Lions (10-3) beat 10th ranked Heroes (7-6) 107-89 on Sunday. Long-Lions dominated down low during the game scoring 74 of its points in the paint compared to Heroes’ 44. They outrebounded Heroes 51-39 including a 39-21 advantage in defensive rebounds. Long-Lions looked well-organized offensively handing out 25 assists. The best player for the winners was American guard Nate Mason (188-95, college: Minnesota) who had a triple-double by scoring 32 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. Forward Kai Guo (202-95) chipped in 13 points and 8 rebounds. Five Long-Lions players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was Peidong Chen (188-99) who recorded 23 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists and the former international center HanLin Tao (208-91) added 20 points and 11 rebounds respectively. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. The victory was the fourth consecutive win for Long-Lions. They moved-up to fourth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Loser Heroes keep the tenth position with six games lost. They share it with Beijing RF.
Top scorers:
Guangzhou LL: M.Nate 32+11reb+10ast, G.Kai 13+8reb+2ast, C.Ying-Chun 12+4reb+6ast, L.Yanzhe 11+6reb+2ast, Z.Mingzhen 10+4reb+1ast, Z.Zhun 9+4reb
Shandong H.: C.Peidong 23+5reb+7ast, T.HanLin 20+11reb, G.ShiYan 12+7reb+10ast, L.JingYu 8+1reb+1ast, Y.Ding 7+2reb+3ast, J.Cheng 6+3reb

gschID: 938626

Liaoning FL – Guangsha L. 102-94

The game between Top Four teams took place in Yingkou. First ranked host Flying Leopards (12-1) defeated 4th placed Guangsha Lions (10-3) 102-94. It ended at the same time the five-game winning streak of Guangsha Lions. Flying Leopards forced 22 Guangsha Lions turnovers. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 25 assists. It was an exceptional evening for the former international point guard Jiwei Zhao (185-95) who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 16 points, 11 assists and 4 steals. American guard Kyle Fogg (190-90, college: Arizona) accounted for 25 points and 6 steals (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field) for the winning side. The former international Yanhao Zhao (194-97) came up with 23 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists and 5 steals and the former international center Jinqiu Hu (210-97) added 21 points and 9 rebounds respectively for Guangsha Lions in the defeat. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. The victory was the ninth consecutive win for Flying Leopards. They maintain first place with 12-1 record. Guangsha Lions at the other side keep the fourth position with three games lost. They share it with 3 other teams.
Top scorers:
Liaoning FL: F.Kyle 25+3reb+3ast, Z.Zhenlin 20+2reb+3ast, Z.Jiwei 16+4reb+11ast, C.Minchen 11+2reb+1ast, H.Dejun 10+13reb+4ast, F.Hao 9+7reb
Guangsha L.: Z.Yanhao 23+6reb+5ast, Z.Junlong 21+7reb+1ast, H.Jinqiu 21+9reb+1ast, S.Minghui 15+3reb+5ast, X.ZhongHao 6+1reb+2ast, S.Chunpeng 4+1reb+1ast

gschID: 938627

Tianjin – Jiangsu D. 97-77

We cannot really consider it an upset in the game between close teams in Tianjin where 16th ranked Jiangsu Dragons (3-10) were outplayed by seventeenth ranked Pioneers (3-10) 97-77 on Sunday. Pioneers made 20-of-25 free shots (80.0 percent) during the game. They also forced 21 Jiangsu Dragons turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 25 assists. The best player for the winners was Taiwanese guard Benson Lin (194-99, college: Bryant) who scored 32 points, 8 rebounds, 8 assists and 5 steals. Center Ning Pan (210-95) chipped in 13 points. Four Pioneers players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was center Quanxi Wu (210-94) who recorded a double-double by scoring 22 points and 15 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) and point guard Hongfei Shi (183-93) added 13 points and 8 assists respectively. Jiangsu Dragons’ coach rotated twelve players seeing no chance for a win. Pioneers moved-up to fourteenth place, which they share with 3 other teams including defeated Jiangsu Dragons.
Top scorers:
Tianjin: L.Benson 32+8reb+8ast, P.Ning 13+4reb+2ast, S.Deshaui 12+4reb+1ast, H.Siyu 10+6reb+3ast, L.Rongpei 9+2reb+3ast, X.Jin 9+4reb+1ast
Jiangsu D.: W.Quanxi 22+15reb+2ast, S.Hongfei 13+1reb+8ast, Z.Xiran 11+1reb+2ast, Z.Zhou 9+3reb+2ast, L.Lutong 6+2reb, S.Yi 5+2ast

gschID: 938628

Jilin NE T. – Xinjiang FT 88-86

No shocking result in a game in Changchun where twelfth ranked Jilin Tigers (5-8) edged 15th ranked Flying Tigers (3-10) 88-86 on Sunday. Jilin Tigers made 18-of-22 free shots (81.8 percent) during the game. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. The best player for the winners was Yuxing Jiang (193-95) who had a double-double by scoring 15 points and 10 rebounds. The former international point guard JinMing Cui (193-92) chipped in 16 points and 6 assists. Five Jilin Tigers players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was the former international Abudurexiti Abudushalamu (203-96) who recorded a double-double by scoring 35 points (!!!) and 15 rebounds and the former international point guard LingXu Zeng (194-87) added 12 points respectively. Jilin Tigers maintains twelfth place with 5-8 record. Flying Tigers lost their fourth game in a row. They dropped to the fourteenth position with ten games lost. They share it with 3 other teams.
Top scorers:
Jilin NE T.: D.Huaibo 17+4reb+2ast, C.JinMing 16+4reb+6ast, J.Yuxing 15+10reb+3ast, L.Tianyi 13+8reb+1ast, Z.Cheng 12+6reb+7ast, L.Ang 8+6reb+1ast
Xinjiang FT: A.Abudurexiti 35+15reb+2ast, Z.LingXu 12+4reb+3ast, A.Azat 9+2reb+8ast, Z.Chuanyu 8+4reb+1ast, Y.Dehao 8+3reb+4ast, T.Aizimaiti 6+4reb+3ast

gschID: 938629

Qingdao E. – Fujian S. 99-91

Everything could happen in Qingdao at the game between two tied teams. Both fourteenth ranked Eagles and 13th ranked Sturgeons had identical 3-9 record. This time Eagles used a home court advantage and beat the opponent from Jinjiang 99-91 on Sunday night. Eagles forced 20 Sturgeons turnovers and outrebounded them 45-30 including 30 on the defensive glass. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 28 assists. The best player for the winners was center Yuanyu Li (206-91) who had a double-double by scoring 17 points and 11 rebounds. Power forward Qing-Ming Wang (201-92) chipped in 19 points and 4 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was swingman Jianghuai Li (191-92) who recorded 29 points and 6 assists and the former international Chen Linjian (197-93) added 15 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists respectively. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Eagles (4-9) moved-up to thirteenth place. Sturgeons lost their fourth game in a row. They dropped to the fourteenth position with ten games lost. They share it with 3 other teams.
Top scorers:
Qingdao E.: W.Qing-Ming 19+4reb+4ast, L.Yuanyu 17+11reb+3ast, Z.Chengyu 16+4reb+4ast, Z.TaiLong 13+2reb+1ast, W.Ruize 12+7reb+2ast, W.Hong 8+4reb+6ast
Fujian S.: L.Jianghuai 29+3reb+6ast, K.Adili 16+1reb+1ast, L.Chen 15+5reb+5ast, H.YiChao 10+7reb, Y.Huang 8+2reb+7ast, Z.Yongpeng 7+6reb

gschID: 938630

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