Jiwei Zhao

Jiwei Zhao





The Regular Season in CBA just ended. Here is the last round review presented by Job Market.

CBA top team – Flying Leopards (25-3) had no problems winning another game on Thursday. This time they crushed twentieth ranked Monkey Kings (1-27) in Jiangsu 129-109. Flying Leopards forced 23 Monkey Kings turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 38 assists. 28 personal fouls committed by Monkey Kings helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The former international point guard Jiwei Zhao (184-95) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 12 points, 6 rebounds, 16 assists and 7 steals. The former international center Rongzhen Zhu (218-99) contributed with 25 points for the winners. Flying Leopards’ coach Ming Yang used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Forward Rongxiao Sun (200-95) replied with a double-double by scoring 34 points (!!!), 10 rebounds and 7 assists for Monkey Kings. Flying Leopards have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 25-3 record. Monkey Kings lost twenty fifth consecutive game. They stay dead last with 27 lost games.
The game in Dongguan was also worth to mention about. Second ranked Sharks (23-5) played at the court of 5th ranked Guandong Tigers (20-8). Sharks managed to secure a 7-point victory 108-101. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Guandong Tigers. Worth to mention a great performance of American Jamaal Franklin (196-91, college: SDSU, agency: Slash Sports) who helped to win the game recording 22 points and 7 rebounds and Hanchen Luo who added 15 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists during the contest. The former international Peng Zhou (206-89) responded with 19 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. Guandong Tigers’ coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn’t help. Sharks have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 23-5 record having just two points less than leader Liaoning FL. Defending champion Guandong Tigers keep the fifth place with eight games lost.
The game between fourth ranked Guangsha Lions (21-7) and 11th ranked Royal Fighters (14-14) in Hangzhou on Friday ended with biggest points difference. Guangsha Lions outscored guests from Beijing 110-83. The winners were led by Minghui Sun who had that evening a double-double by scoring 29 points and 13 assists. Even 8 points and 10 rebounds by Isaac Haas did not help to save the game for Royal Fighters. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Guangsha Lions maintains fourth position with 21-7 record. Royal Fighters lost third consecutive game. They keep the eleventh place with 14 games lost. They share the position with Jilin NE T..

There were no big surprises in other games of round 32: Zhejiang GB. beat Qingdao E. on the road 93-88. Ningbo R. was destroyed by Guangzhou LL on its own court 105-125. Beijing D. unfortunately lost to Shenzhen L. in a road game 97-104. Sichuan BW managed to beat Jiangsu D. at home 100-84. Jilin NE T. crushed Xinjiang FT on the opponent’s court 117-96. Fujian S. was smashed by Tianjin in a home game 85-105. Shandong H. won against Shanxi L. on the road 116-112.

Nanjing TX MK – Liaoning FL 109-129

CBA top team – Flying Leopards (25-3) had no problems winning another game on Thursday. This time they crushed twentieth ranked Monkey Kings (1-27) in Jiangsu 129-109. Flying Leopards forced 23 Monkey Kings turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 38 assists. 28 personal fouls committed by Monkey Kings helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The former international point guard Jiwei Zhao (184-95) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 12 points, 6 rebounds, 16 assists and 7 steals. The former international center Rongzhen Zhu (218-99) contributed with 25 points for the winners. Flying Leopards’ coach Ming Yang used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Forward Rongxiao Sun (200-95) replied with a double-double by scoring 34 points (!!!), 10 rebounds and 7 assists and American swingman DMontre Edwards (199-92, college: Tennessee) added 20 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists in the effort for Monkey Kings. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures. Flying Leopards have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 25-3 record. Monkey Kings lost twenty fifth consecutive game. They stay dead last with 27 lost games.
Top scorers:
Liaoning FL: Z.Rongzhen 25+3reb+1ast, C.Minchen 23+2reb+2ast, F.Kyle 21+5reb+2ast, M.Eric 17+4reb+1ast, Z.Jiwei 12+6reb+16ast, Y.Zechen 11
Nanjing TX MK: S.Rongxiao 34+10reb+7ast, W.Tingjia 24+2ast, E.D’Montre 20+5reb+5ast, Z.Baiqing 13+9reb+7ast, Z.Tianyi 10+6reb+1ast, W.Ziqi 8+2reb+3ast

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Qingdao E. – Zhejiang GB. 88-93

No shocking result in a game when third ranked Golden Bulls (22-6) beat 16th ranked Eagles (8-20) in Qingdao 93-88 on Thursday. The winners were led by the former international point guard Qian Wu (188-94) who scored that evening 24 points and 5 steals and forward Zeyi Liu (202-99) supported him with 14 points and 9 rebounds. Four Golden Bulls players scored in double figures. Even a double-double of 30 points, 24 rebounds and 5 assists by American power forward Dakari Johnson (213-95, college: Kentucky) did not help to save the game for Eagles. Point guard Jiahan Xu (185-93) added 8 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists for the hosts. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Golden Bulls maintains third position with 22-6 record having just three points less than leader Liaoning FL. Eagles lost fifth consecutive game. They keep the sixteenth place with 20 games lost.
Top scorers:
Zhejiang GB.: W.Qian 24+3reb+3ast, C.Shuaipeng 18+3reb+3ast, G.Erick 15+4reb+5ast, L.Zeyi 14+9reb+2ast, R.Nick 9+6reb+1ast, W.Yibo 5+1reb+4ast
Qingdao E.: J.Dakari 30+24reb+5ast, W.Ruize 13+3reb+1ast, W.Qingming 10+1reb+2ast, X.Jiahan 8+5reb+4ast, H.Zhonghua 6+2reb+1ast, Z.Zuming 6+3reb+3ast

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Ningbo R. – Guangzhou LL 105-125

Very expected game when 19th ranked Rockets (2-26) were smashed by seventh ranked Long-Lions (18-10) in Ningbo 125-105 on Thursday. Long-Lions made 36-of-44 free shots (81.8 percent) during the game, while Rockets only scored seventeen points from the stripe. Long-Lions forced 22 Rockets turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 28 assists. The winners were led by Israeli-American forward TJ Leaf (208-97, college: UCLA) who had that evening a double-double by scoring 25 points and 10 rebounds and Yuheng Tian (193-96) supported him with 24 points (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). Even 22 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists by American CJ Trotter (193-88, college: S.Indiana) did not help to save the game for Rockets. Biao Zhang (201-90) added 27 points (on 11-of-14 shooting from the field) for the hosts. Five Long-Lions and four Rockets players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Long-Lions have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain seventh position with 18-10 record. Rockets lost tenth consecutive game. Newly promoted team keep the nineteenth place with 26 games lost.
Top scorers:
Guangzhou LL: L.TJ 25+10reb+3ast, T.Yuheng 24+4reb+3ast, G.Kai 16+3reb+5ast, C.Ying-Chun 14+3reb+8ast, J.Mingru 12+3reb+2ast, Z.Mingzhen 12+4reb+2ast
Ningbo R.: Z.Biao 27+3reb+2ast, T.CJ 22+8reb+4ast, L.Bairun 17+2reb+3ast, S.Vladimir 13+11reb+2ast, X.Yuzhuo 8+1reb+3ast, M.Zhenxiang 7+3reb+2ast

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Shenzhen L. – Beijing D. 104-97

The game between closely ranked teams ended with sixth ranked Aviators‘ (19-9) home victory over 7th ranked Ducks (17-11) in Shenzhen 104-97 on Thursday. Aviators looked well-organized offensively handing out 27 assists. The winners were led by American guard Askia Booker (186-93, college: Colorado) who had that evening a double-double by scoring 35 points (!!!), 9 rebounds and 13 assists and the former international center Zijie Shen (210-97) supported him with 13 points and 8 rebounds. Even a double-double of 13 points, 12 rebounds and 7 assists by the former international center Ziming Fan (211-98) did not help to save the game for Ducks. Taiwanese-American point guard Jeremy Lin (191-88, college: Harvard) added 21 points and 6 assists for the guests. Five Aviators and four Ducks players scored in double figures. Ducks’ coach tested ten players, but that didn’t help to avoid defeat in this game. Aviators maintains sixth position with 19-9 record. Ducks at the other side dropped to the eighth place with 11 games lost. They share the position with Shanxi L..
Top scorers:
Shenzhen L.: B.Askia 35+9reb+13ast, H.Xining 15+2reb+3ast, S.Zijie 13+8reb+1ast, Y.Linyi 12+2reb+4ast, W.Zihan 12+4reb+3ast, Z.Yiming 11+5reb
Beijing D.: L.Jeremy 21+3reb+6ast, B.Jr. Barry 20+1reb+4ast, F.Ziming 13+12reb+7ast, L.Muhao 10+7reb+1ast, Z.Yanxi 9, Z.Xiaochuan 9+8reb+2ast

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Sichuan BW – Jiangsu D. 100-84

Not a big story in a game when 18th ranked Jiangsu Dragons (4-24) lost to fifteenth ranked Blue Whales (9-19) in Sichuan 84-100 on Friday. Blue Whales dominated down low during the game scoring 58 of its points in the paint compared to Jiangsu Dragons’ 36 and made 30-of-37 free shots (81.1 percent) during the game. They outrebounded Jiangsu Dragons 46-26 including a 34-16 advantage in defensive rebounds. Blue Whales looked well-organized offensively handing out 28 assists. The winners were led by Iranian center Hamed Haddadi (218-85, agency: BIG) who had that evening a triple-double by scoring 20 points, 22 rebounds and 13 assists and Hanyi Jing (195-99) supported him with 23 points and 7 rebounds (on 9-of-10 shooting from the field). Even 17 points and 8 assists by point guard Hongfei Shi (180-93) did not help to save the game for Jiangsu Dragons. Forward Zhou Zhao (198-95) added 11 points and 7 rebounds for the guests. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Blue Whales maintains fifteenth position with 9-19 record. Jiangsu Dragons lost sixth consecutive game. They keep the eighteenth place with 24 games lost.
Top scorers:
Sichuan BW: Z.Dianliang 24+5reb+3ast, J.Hanyi 23+7reb+3ast, H.Hamed 20+22reb+13ast, G.Jinlin 10+3reb+1ast, Z.Hui 8+5reb+5ast, C.Chen 5+1reb+1ast
Jiangsu D.: S.Hongfei 17+1reb+8ast, T.Yanru 12+6reb+2ast, J.Haoran 11+1reb+2ast, Z.Zhou 11+7reb+2ast, S.Yi 8+1reb+2ast, L.Lutong 6+3reb

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Xinjiang FT – Jilin NE T. 96-117

The game between closely ranked teams ended with twelfth ranked Jilin Tigers‘ (14-14) road victory over 13th ranked Flying Tigers (12-16) in Urumqi 117-96 on Friday. Jilin Tigers forced 19 Flying Tigers turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 32 assists. The winners were led by American guard Dominique Jones (193-88, college: S.Florida) who scored that evening 28 points, 8 rebounds and 9 assists and Yuxing Jiang (193-95) supported him with 20 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists. Even a double-double of 23 points, 16 rebounds and 4 assists (was perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line) by American center Arnett Moultrie (208-90, college: MSU) did not help to save the game for Flying Tigers. Lin Qi (200-99) added 25 points for the hosts. Five Jilin Tigers and four Flying Tigers 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. Jilin Tigers have an impressive five-game winning streak. They moved-up to eleventh place, which they share with Beijing RF. Flying Tigers at the other side keep the thirteenth position with 16 games lost.
Top scorers:
Jilin NE T.: J.Dominique 28+8reb+9ast, J.Weize 23+4reb+5ast, J.Yuxing 20+9reb+5ast, C.Jinming 18+5reb+9ast, Z.Cheng 14+4reb+3ast, L.Ang 12+8reb
Xinjiang FT: Q.Lin 25+2reb+3ast, M.Arnett 23+16reb+4ast, T.Aizimaiti 18+6reb+3ast, T.Caiyu 16+5reb+2ast, M.Yilifulati 5+3reb+1ast, Y.Dehao 4+4reb+7ast

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Fujian S. – Tianjin 85-105

There was no surprise when 17th ranked Sturgeons (7-21) were outleveled by fourteenth ranked Pioneers (11-17) in Jinjiang 105-85 on Friday. Pioneers outrebounded Sturgeons 46-34 including 31 on the defensive glass. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. The winners were led by American-Montenegrin point guard Taylor Rochestie (186-85, college: WSU) who scored that evening 36 points (!!!), 8 rebounds and 8 assists and Zikai Meng (205-96) supported him with 22 points and 7 rebounds. Even 4 points, 7 rebounds and 18 assists by point guard Yiyang Li (181-98) did not help to save the game for Sturgeons. Center Yongpeng Zhang (211-90) added 18 points and 9 rebounds for the hosts. Four Sturgeons players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Pioneers maintains fourteenth position with 11-17 record. Sturgeons at the other side keep the seventeenth place with 21 games lost.
Top scorers:
Tianjin: R.Taylor 36+8reb+8ast, M.Zikai 22+7reb+1ast, L.Benson 15+6reb+4ast, S.Deshaui 7+6reb, X.Jin 7+7reb+2ast, Y.Tian 6+2reb
Fujian S.: C.Linjian 18+3reb+2ast, Z.Yongpeng 18+9reb, H.Yichao 11+3reb, K.Adili 10+4reb, O.Junxuan 8+3reb+1ast, S.Kamiran 7+2reb

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Shanxi L. – Shandong H. 112-116

There was a small surprise when tenth ranked Heroes (16-12) beat 8th ranked Loongs (17-11) in Taiyuan 116-112 on Friday. They outrebounded Loongs 49-30 including a 21-7 advantage in offensive rebounds. Heroes looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. The winners were led by American forward Troy Gillenwater (205-88, college: NM State) who scored that evening 45 points (!!!) and 8 rebounds and the former international center Hanlin Tao (208-91) supported him with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Even a triple-double of 25 points, 10 rebounds, 19 assists and 4 steals by American point guard Kay Felder (175-95, college: Oakland) did not help to save the game for Loongs. Ning Zhang (192-97) added 23 points and 7 rebounds for the hosts. Five Heroes and four Loongs players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Heroes maintains tenth position with 16-12 record. Loongs lost third consecutive game. They keep the eighth place with 11 games lost. They share the position with Beijing D..
Top scorers:
Shandong H.: G.Troy 45+8reb+3ast, T.Hanlin 18+10reb, H.Lester 15+3reb+1ast, C.Peidong 13+4reb+3ast, G.Shiyan 11+3reb+6ast, L.Jingyu 5+1reb+1ast
Shanxi L.: F.Kay 25+10reb+19ast, Z.Ning 23+7reb+1ast, G.Zhaobao 22+5reb+3ast, Y.Shuai 20+2reb+1ast, J.Hao 7, X.Zhijiang 7+5reb+3ast

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Guangdong ST – Shanghai S. 101-108

The game in Dongguan was also worth to mention about. Second ranked Sharks (23-5) played at the court of 5th ranked Guandong Tigers (20-8). Sharks managed to secure a 7-point victory 108-101. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Guandong Tigers. Sharks players were unselfish on offense dishing 29 assists. They brought some defensive toughness making 7 blocks. Worth to mention a great performance of American Jamaal Franklin (196-91, college: SDSU, agency: Slash Sports) who helped to win the game recording 22 points and 7 rebounds and point guard Hanchen Luo (184-94) who added 15 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists during the contest. The former international Peng Zhou (206-89) responded with 19 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists and the former international power forward Jianlian Yi (212-87) produced a double-double by scoring 15 points and 13 rebounds. Four Sharks and five Guandong Tigers players scored in double figures. Guandong Tigers’ coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn’t help. Sharks have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 23-5 record having just two points less than leader Liaoning FL. Defending champion Guandong Tigers keep the fifth place with eight games lost.
Top scorers:
Shanghai S.: F.Jamaal 22+7reb+2ast, L.Terry 21+2reb, W.Zhelin 18+7reb+2ast, L.Hanchen 15+8reb+6ast, R.Junwei 10+6reb+1ast, L.Zheng 9+3reb+3ast
Guangdong ST: L.Ricky 23+4reb+1ast, Z.Peng 19+8reb+4ast, Y.Jianlian 15+13reb+3ast, H.Mingxuan 13+3reb+4ast, R.Junfei 11+3reb+3ast, D.Runwang 9+1ast

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Guangsha L. – Beijing RF 110-83

The game between fourth ranked Guangsha Lions (21-7) and 11th ranked Royal Fighters (14-14) in Hangzhou on Friday ended with biggest points difference. Guangsha Lions outscored guests from Beijing 110-83. Guangsha Lions made 26-of-32 free shots (81.3 percent) during the game. They also forced 19 Royal Fighters turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 24 assists. The winners were led by the former international guard Minghui Sun (187-96) who had that evening a double-double by scoring 29 points and 13 assists and the former international center Jinqiu Hu (211-97) supported him with 22 points and 8 rebounds. Four Guangsha Lions players scored in double figures. Even 8 points and 10 rebounds by American center Isaac Haas (219-95, college: Purdue) did not help to save the game for Royal Fighters. Guard Junjie Wang (196-99) added 14 points for the guests. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Guangsha Lions maintains fourth position with 21-7 record. Royal Fighters lost third consecutive game. They keep the eleventh place with 14 games lost. They share the position with Jilin NE T..
Top scorers:
Guangsha L.: S.Minghui 29+1reb+13ast, H.Jinqiu 22+8reb, Z.Yanhao 18+4reb+1ast, J.Jarrod 14+10reb+2ast, Z.Jiaren 7+3reb, Z.Junlong 6+5reb+1ast
Beijing RF: L.Chang 15+3reb, W.Junjie 14+4reb, L.Sanning 11+2reb+2ast, Z.Yuchen 11+4reb+2ast, M.Yong 9+4reb+2ast, H.Isaac 8+10reb+3ast

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