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Jonathon Simmons

Jonathon Simmons

Guangzhou LL – Shanxi L. 93-114

Shaanxi fired past Guangzhou to secure the quarterfinal stage berth. Loongs made 20-of-26 free shots (76.9 percent) during the game. Loongs outrebounded Long-Lions 53-40 including 39 on the defensive glass. 25 personal fouls committed by Long-Lions helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a good game for American guard Jonathon Simmons (198-1989, college: Houston) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 34 points (!!!), 11 rebounds and 4 assists. Ning Zhang (192-1997) contributed with 23 points and 7 rebounds (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field) for the winners. Israeli-American forward TJ Leaf (208-1997, college: UCLA) answered with a double-double by scoring 19 points, 13 rebounds and 4 assists and Taiwanese point guard Ying-Chun Chen (182-1993, college: Liberty) added 21 points in the effort for Long-Lions. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Long-Lions’ coach gave up on the game allowing to play ten players seeing no chance for a win.
Top scorers:
Guangzhou LL: C.Ying-Chun 21+2reb+3ast, L.TJ 19+13reb+4ast, M.Nate 15+1reb+3ast, Z.Zhun 13+5reb+1ast, Q.Haotong 8+3reb+1ast, Z.Mingzhen 6+1reb+2ast
Shanxi L.: S.Jonathon 34+11reb+4ast, Z.Ning 23+7reb+2ast, Y.Pengfei 17+9reb, F.Kay 13+8reb+4ast, Y.Shuai 10+1ast, G.Zhaobao 8+6reb+1ast

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Via Asia-Basket