Jonathon Simmons

Jonathon Simmons



Here is the last round review presented by Job Market.

The game between third ranked Sharks (28-10) and ninth ranked Loongs (23-15) was the most important one in the last round on Tuesday night. Sharks were crushed by Loongs in Taiyuan 151-128. Loongs shot 62.4 percent from the field. Loongs outrebounded Sharks 50-29 including a 36-20 advantage in defensive rebounds. They shot the lights out from three sinking 19 long-distance shots on high 54.3 percentage. Loongs looked well-organized offensively handing out 29 assists. 30 personal fouls committed by Sharks helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American guard Jonathon Simmons (198-1989, college: Houston) fired a double-double by scoring 41 points (!!!) and 10 rebounds (on 16-of-21 shooting from the field) for the winners. Center Pengfei Yan (211-1993) chipped in 17 points, 13 rebounds and 4 blocks. Loongs’ coach Wei Ding felt very confident that he used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. The former international Junwei Ren (202-1990) produced 32 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists for lost side. Loongs have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Guangzhou LL. Sharks lost third consecutive game. They keep the third position with ten games lost. They share it with Zhejiang GB..
Leader Flying Leopards delivered the 32th victory. This time they crushed 16th ranked Blue Whales (11-27) 134-90 in Yingkou. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international point guard Jiwei Zhao (184-1995) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 31 points, 15 assists and 5 steals. Kyle Fogg contributed with 28 points, 5 assists and 4 steals (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field) for the winners. Chen Chen (200-1985) answered with 18 points and 6 rebounds for Blue Whales. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Flying Leopards (32-6) have an impressive series of seven victories in a row. They maintain first place. Blue Whales at the other side keep the sixteenth position with 27 games lost.
The game in Guangzhou was also quite interesting. Sixth ranked Aviators (26-12) played at the court of 8th ranked Long-Lions (23-15). Aviators defeated Long-Lions 119-104 on Monday. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Long-Lions. It was a great evening for Jared Sullinger who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 27 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists. At the losing side Nate Mason responded with 22 points, 5 rebounds and 9 assists. Both coaches used bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Aviators moved-up to fifth place, which they share with Guangdong ST. Loser Long-Lions keep the eighth position with 15 games lost. They share it with Shanxi L..

Other games of round 43 were quite predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
Fujian S. were defeated by Beijing RF in a road game 109-92. Jilin NE T. smashed Qingdao E. at home 120-100. Zhejiang GB. destroyed Nanjing TX MK on the opponent’s court 127-78. Ningbo R. was outscored by Beijing D. in a home game 84-118. Guangdong ST recorded a loss to Shandong H. on the road 111-110. Xinjiang FT defeated Tianjin on its own court 124-119. Jiangsu D. was beaten by Guangsha L. in Hangzhou 97-80.
The best stats of 43th round was 27 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists by Yanhao Zhao of Guangsha L..

Beijing RF – Fujian S. 109-92

There was no surprise in Beijing where 17th ranked Sturgeons (8-30) were defeated by thirteenth ranked Royal Fighters (18-20) 109-92 on Monday. Royal Fighters made 17-of-20 free shots (85.0 percent) during the game. Royal Fighters outrebounded Sturgeons 47-27 including a 33-19 advantage in defensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 26 assists. It was a great evening for Fan Zhang (195-1996) who led his team to a victory scoring 26 points and 6 assists. Power forward Siyao Sun (209-1996, college: CS Los Angeles) helped adding 12 points and 8 rebounds. At the losing side the former international Linjian Chen (197-1993) responded with 41 points (!!!) and point guard Yiyang Li (181-1998) scored 12 points, 6 rebounds, 7 assists and 4 steals. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Royal Fighters maintains thirteenth place with 18-20 record, which they share with Xinjiang FT. Sturgeons lost their seventh game in a row. They keep the seventeenth position with 30 games lost.
Top scorers:
Beijing RF: Z.Fan 26+4reb+6ast, S.Siyao 12+8reb, S.Tonglin 11+6reb+2ast, L.Sylven 11+2reb+1ast, L.Weihao 10+3reb+1ast, L.Sanning 8+3ast
Fujian S.: C.Linjian 41+4reb+3ast, L.Xucheng 13, L.Yiyang 12+6reb+7ast, S.Kamiran 11, K.Adili 4+3reb+3ast, W.Yixiong 4+5reb+1ast

gschID: 969202

Guangzhou LL – Shenzhen L. 104-119

The game in Guangzhou was also quite interesting. Sixth ranked Aviators (26-12) played at the court of 8th ranked Long-Lions (23-15). Aviators defeated Long-Lions 119-104 on Monday. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Long-Lions. Aviators looked well-organized offensively handing out 31 assists comparing to just 18 passes made by Long-Lions’ players. It was a great evening for American forward Jared Sullinger (206-1992, college: Ohio St.) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 27 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists. The former international Quan Gu (201-1992) helped adding 29 points and 6 rebounds. At the losing side American guard Nate Mason (188-1995, college: Minnesota) responded with 22 points, 5 rebounds and 9 assists and Taiwanese point guard Ying-Chun Chen (182-1993, college: Liberty) scored 19 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Aviators moved-up to fifth place, which they share with Guangdong ST. Loser Long-Lions keep the eighth position with 15 games lost. They share it with Shanxi L..
Top scorers:
Shenzhen L.: G.Quan 29+6reb+1ast, S.Jared 27+10reb+5ast, H.Xining 15+6reb+5ast, S.Haoqin 14+4reb+6ast, Z.Yiming 11+8reb+1ast, L.Yiwen 11+4reb+1ast
Guangzhou LL: M.Nate 22+5reb+9ast, C.Ying-Chun 19+6reb+7ast, Z.Mingzhen 13+6reb, L.Yanzhe 12+6reb, J.Mingru 12+2reb, L.Jinglong 10+2reb+1ast

gschID: 969203

Jilin NE T. – Qingdao E. 120-100

No shocking result in a game in Changchun where tenth ranked Jilin Tigers (22-16) smashed 15th ranked Eagles (13-25) 120-100 on Monday. Jilin Tigers made 19-of-20 free shots (95.0 percent) during the game. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 33 assists. It was a great evening for point guard Weize Jiang (182-2000) who led his team to a victory scoring 44 points (!!!), 9 rebounds and 4 assists. American guard Dominique Jones (193-1988, college: S.Florida) helped adding 26 points, 16 rebounds and 11 assists. At the losing side American power forward Dakari Johnson (213-1995, college: Kentucky) responded with a double-double by scoring 22 points, 12 rebounds and 7 assists and power forward Yuanyu Li (206-1991) scored 12 points and 8 rebounds. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to get some rest. Jilin Tigers maintains tenth place with 22-16 record. Loser Eagles keep the fifteenth position with 25 games lost.
Top scorers:
Jilin NE T.: J.Weize 44+9reb+4ast, J.Dominique 26+16reb+11ast, J.Yuxing 22+5reb+5ast, C.Jinming 11+4reb+6ast, Z.Cheng 8+1reb+5ast, D.Haoran 4+1reb+1ast
Qingdao E.: J.Dakari 22+12reb+7ast, H.Zhonghua 13+1reb+2ast, Z.Zuming 13+5reb+2ast, L.Yuanyu 12+8reb, W.Ruize 11+5reb+3ast, W.Dezmine 8+2reb

gschID: 969204

Nanjing TX MK – Zhejiang GB. 78-127

Very expected game in Jiangsu where 20th ranked Monkey Kings (2-36) were rolled over by fourth ranked Golden Bulls (28-10) 127-78 on Monday. Golden Bulls shot 62.3 percent from the field. Golden Bulls had a 35-23 advantage in offensive rebounds. They shot the lights out from three sinking 14 long-distance shots on high 51.9 percentage. Golden Bulls looked well-organized offensively handing out 30 assists. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Golden Bulls made 8 blocks. It was a great evening for guard Xiaotian Lin (192-1999) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 12 points, 9 rebounds and 10 assists. Forward Wang Zilu (200-1997) helped adding 23 points and 5 rebounds. At the losing side power forward Dong Liu (210-1995) responded with a double-double by scoring 13 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists and forward Zixu Wang (198-1998) scored 15 points and 6 rebounds. Five Golden Bulls and four Monkey Kings 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 get some rest. Golden Bulls moved-up to third place, which they share with Shanghai S. Monkey Kings lost their seventh game in a row. They stay dead last with 36 lost games.
Top scorers:
Zhejiang GB.: Z.Wang 23+5reb+3ast, W.Yibo 20+2reb+8ast, Z.Dayu 20+6reb+3ast, C.Shuaipeng 16+4reb+4ast, Z.Hongshuo 13+3reb, L.Xiaotian 12+9reb+10ast
Nanjing TX MK: W.Zixu 15+6reb+2ast, W.Tingjia 13, L.Dong 13+10reb+6ast, W.Ziqi 11+2reb+2ast, J.Bai 10+4reb+1ast, S.Rongxiao 5+6reb+4ast

gschID: 969205

Liaoning FL – Sichuan BW 134-90

Leader Flying Leopards delivered the 32th victory. This time they crushed 16th ranked Blue Whales (11-27) 134-90 in Yingkou. Flying Leopards dominated down low during the game scoring 90 of its points in the paint compared to Blue Whales’ 50. Flying Leopards forced 21 Blue Whales turnovers and outrebounded them 50-33 including 16 on the offensive glass. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 31 assists. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international point guard Jiwei Zhao (184-1995) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 31 points, 15 assists and 5 steals. American guard Kyle Fogg (191-1990, college: Arizona) contributed with 28 points, 5 assists and 4 steals (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field) for the winners. Chen Chen (200-1985) answered with 18 points and 6 rebounds and forward Songwei Zhu (206-1996) added 20 points and 4 assists in the effort for Blue Whales. Five Flying Leopards 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. Flying Leopards (32-6) have an impressive series of seven victories in a row. They maintain first place. Blue Whales at the other side keep the sixteenth position with 27 games lost.
Top scorers:
Liaoning FL: Z.Jiwei 31+4reb+15ast, F.Kyle 28+3reb+5ast, Z.Zhenlin 22+4reb+2ast, F.Hao 18+4reb, M.Eric 13+10reb+2ast, H.Dejun 9+11reb+2ast
Sichuan BW: Z.Songwei 20+3reb+4ast, C.Chen 18+6reb+3ast, Z.Dianliang 15+3reb+3ast, M.Tianyi 10+6reb+5ast, Z.Zhennian 8+2reb, Y.Zhenliang 6+2reb+2ast

gschID: 969206

Ningbo R. – Beijing D. 84-118

Very predictable result in Ningbo where seventh ranked Ducks (24-14) outscored 19th ranked Rockets (3-35) 118-84 on Tuesday. Ducks dominated down low during the game scoring 70 of its points in the paint compared to Rockets’ 50. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 34 assists. It was a great evening for Taiwanese-American point guard Jeremy Lin (191-1988, college: Harvard) who led his team to a victory scoring 21 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists and 5 steals. The former international Xiaochuan Zhai (205-1993) helped adding 16 points and 8 rebounds. At the losing side Serbian center Vladimir Stimac (210-1987) responded with 9 points and 16 rebounds and American CJ Trotter (193-1988, college: S.Indiana) scored 12 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals. Five Ducks and four Rockets 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 get some rest. Ducks maintains seventh place with 24-14 record. Rockets lost their ninth game in a row. Newly promoted team keep the nineteenth position with 35 games lost.
Top scorers:
Beijing D.: L.Jeremy 21+6reb+5ast, G.Jonathan 17+4reb+6ast, Z.Xiaochuan 16+8reb+3ast, F.Ziming 15+4reb+2ast, J.Taruike 13+8reb+2ast, L.Muhao 12+4reb+1ast
Ningbo R.: Z.Biao 16+2reb+1ast, N.Hongyu 14+3reb, T.CJ 12+8reb+6ast, L.Bairun 10+2reb+8ast, S.Vladimir 9+16reb+3ast, X.Yuzhuo 8+1reb+2ast

gschID: 969207

Shandong H. – Guangdong ST 111-110

There was an upset in Jinan where higher ranked Guandong Tigers (26-12) were edged by eleventh ranked Heroes (21-17) 111-110 on Tuesday. Heroes forced 20 Guandong Tigers turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 25 assists. It was a great evening for American forward Troy Gillenwater (205-1988, college: NM State) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 29 points and 13 rebounds. The former international point guard Shiyan Gao (186-1996) helped adding 14 points, 5 rebounds and 8 assists. At the losing side the former international power forward Jianlian Yi (212-1987) responded with a double-double by scoring 19 points and 12 rebounds and the former international point guard Jie Xu (181-2000) scored 25 points. Five Heroes and four Guandong Tigers players scored in double figures. Both coaches tested many bench players in such tough game. The victory was the third consecutive win for Heroes. They maintain eleventh place with 21-17 record. Defending champion Guandong Tigers keep the fifth position with 12 games lost. They share it with Shenzhen L..
Top scorers:
Shandong H.: G.Troy 29+13reb+1ast, C.Peidong 15+1reb+6ast, G.Shiyan 14+5reb+8ast, T.Hanlin 14+10reb+1ast, H.Lester 11+2reb+6ast, Y.Ding 9+4reb
Guangdong ST: X.Jie 25+1reb+3ast, H.Mingxuan 20+1reb+6ast, Y.Jianlian 19+12reb+1ast, Z.Peng 17+9reb+2ast, Z.Rui 9+4reb+6ast, L.Ricky 8+4reb+3ast

gschID: 969208

Shanxi L. – Shanghai S. 151-128

The game between third ranked Sharks (28-10) and ninth ranked Loongs (23-15) was the most important one in the last round on Tuesday night. Sharks were crushed by Loongs in Taiyuan 151-128. Loongs shot 62.4 percent from the field. Loongs outrebounded Sharks 50-29 including a 36-20 advantage in defensive rebounds. They shot the lights out from three sinking 19 long-distance shots on high 54.3 percentage. Loongs looked well-organized offensively handing out 29 assists. 30 personal fouls committed by Sharks helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American guard Jonathon Simmons (198-1989, college: Houston) fired a double-double by scoring 41 points (!!!) and 10 rebounds (on 16-of-21 shooting from the field) for the winners. Center Pengfei Yan (211-1993) chipped in a double-double by scoring 17 points, 13 rebounds and 4 blocks. Loongs’ coach Wei Ding felt very confident that he used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. The former international Junwei Ren (202-1990) produced 32 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists and the former international center Zhelin Wang (214-1994) added 32 points and 7 rebounds respectively for lost side. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures. Loongs have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Guangzhou LL. Sharks lost third consecutive game. They keep the third position with ten games lost. They share it with Zhejiang GB..
Top scorers:
Shanxi L.: S.Jonathon 41+10reb+3ast, Y.Shuai 24+3reb+2ast, Y.Pengfei 17+13reb, Z.Ning 15+8reb+3ast, F.Kay 12+4reb+5ast, X.Zhijiang 12+4reb+3ast
Shanghai S.: R.Junwei 32+9reb+6ast, W.Zhelin 32+7reb+2ast, M.Kelanbaike 26+5reb+2ast, L.Terry 16+2reb+2ast, L.Zheng 15+1reb+3ast, L.Hanchen 5+2ast

gschID: 969209

Xinjiang FT – Tianjin 124-119

There was a small surprise in Urumqi where fourteenth ranked Flying Tigers (18-20) won against 12th ranked Pioneers (19-19) 124-119 on Tuesday. Flying Tigers made 32-of-36 free shots (88.9 percent) during the game, while Pioneers only scored sixteen points from the stripe. Flying Tigers looked well-organized offensively handing out 33 assists comparing to just 19 passes made by Pioneers’ players. It was a great evening for American center Arnett Moultrie (208-1990, college: MSU) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 40 points (!!!) and 13 rebounds. Lin Qi (200-1999) helped adding 22 points and 5 assists. At the losing side American point guard Kenny Boynton (188-1991, college: Florida) responded with 47 points (!!!) and American-Montenegrin point guard Taylor Rochestie (186-1985, college: WSU) scored 19 points and 5 assists. Four Flying Tigers and five Pioneers players scored in double figures. Pioneers’ coach tried various players’ combinations and tested in total twelve players in this game, but that didn’t help. Flying Tigers moved-up to thirteenth place, which they share with Beijing RF. Loser Pioneers keep the twelfth position with 19 games lost.
Top scorers:
Xinjiang FT: M.Arnett 40+13reb+3ast, M.Yilifulati 22+4reb+2ast, Q.Lin 22+3reb+5ast, T.Aizimaiti 14+9reb+4ast, Y.Dehao 8+1reb+8ast, Z.LingXu 7+2reb+5ast
Tianjin: B.Kenny 47+4reb+3ast, R.Taylor 19+4reb+5ast, Z.Zhaoxu 12+5reb, M.Zikai 11+4reb+3ast, L.Rongpei 10+6reb+4ast, Z.Haoran 6+1reb

gschID: 969210

Guangsha L. – Jiangsu D. 97-80

There was no surprise in Hangzhou where 18th ranked Jiangsu Dragons (5-33) were defeated by second ranked Guangsha Lions (30-8) 97-80 on Tuesday. Guangsha Lions outrebounded Jiangsu Dragons 39-27 including a 31-18 advantage in defensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 26 assists. It was a great evening for the former international Yanhao Zhao (194-1997) who led his team to a victory scoring 27 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists (made all of his eight free throws). Hungarian-American power forward Jarrod Jones (207-1990, college: Ball St.) helped adding 16 points and 5 rebounds. At the losing side point guard Xiran Zhang (188-1997) responded with 12 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists and center Lutong Li (215-2002) scored 18 points and 5 rebounds. Four Jiangsu Dragons players scored in double figures. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to get some rest. The victory was the third consecutive win for Guangsha Lions. They maintain second place with 30-8 record having just two points less than leader Liaoning FL. Jiangsu Dragons lost their third game in a row. They keep the eighteenth position with 33 games lost.
Top scorers:
Guangsha L.: Z.Yanhao 27+5reb+6ast, J.Jarrod 16+5reb+1ast, Z.Junlong 10+5reb+1ast, X.Ke 9+1reb+8ast, L.Jinxiao 8+7reb, Z.Jiaren 8+1reb
Jiangsu D.: L.Lutong 18+5reb, Y.Shi 13+1reb+3ast, Z.Xiran 12+7reb+7ast, J.Haoran 11+4reb+1ast, T.Yanru 9+4reb+4ast, Z.Qilong 7+5reb

gschID: 969211

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