Peng Zhou

Peng Zhou



Here is the last round review presented by Job Market.

CBA top team – Guandong Tigers (4-0) managed to deliver another win on Sunday. This time they beat tenth ranked Sharks (2-2) in Shanghai 112-97. Guandong Tigers dominated down low during the game scoring 66 of its points in the paint compared to Sharks’ 38. They outrebounded Sharks 46-33 including 36 on the defensive glass. Guandong Tigers looked well-organized offensively handing out 31 assists. 28 personal fouls committed by Sharks helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The former international Peng Zhou (206-89) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 31 points, 12 rebounds and 4 assists (on 13-of-17 shooting from the field). The former international Rui Zhao (196-96) contributed with 18 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists for the winners. The former international guard Haowen Guo (201-0) answered with 28 points and 5 assists for Sharks. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Guandong Tigers have a solid series of four victories in a row. Defending champion maintains first place with 4-0 record. Sharks at the other side dropped to the ninth position with two games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. Guandong Tigers are looking forward to face bottom-ranked Blue Whales (#20) in Sichuan in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Sharks will play at home against Sturgeons (#9) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Bottom-ranked Blue Whales is still unable to win any game. This time they could not use their home court advantage losing their fourth consecutive match to sixth ranked Ducks (3-1) 101-66. The former international point guard XiaoYu Liu (188-89) stepped up and scored 15 points and 5 assists for the winners and Xiaochuan Zhai chipped in 12 points and 9 rebounds. Chen Chen (201-85) responded with 18 points and 7 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. Ducks moved-up to fifth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Blue Whales at the other side still closes the standings with four games lost. They share the position with Bayi Rockets. Ducks will play against Jiangsu Dragons (#14) in Nanjing in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Blue Whales will play on the road against the league’s leader Guandong Tigers (#1) in Dongguan and hope to get finally their first victory.
Bottom-ranked Bayi Rockets is still unable to win any game. This time they lost on the road their fourth consecutive match to thirteenth ranked Jilin Tigers (2-2) 111-86 on Sunday evening. JinMing Cui nailed 26 points and 7 assists (on 11-of-14 shooting from the field) for the winning side. Junfeng Zhao came up with 8 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists for Bayi Rockets in the defeat. 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. Jilin Tigers moved-up to ninth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Newly promoted Bayi Rockets still closes the standings with four games lost. They share the position with Sichuan BW. Jilin Tigers will meet higher ranked Heroes (#5) in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Bayi Rockets will play against Guangsha Lions (#8) and look forward to get finally their first victory.

There were no big surprises in other games of round 5: Shandong H. beat Nanjing TX MK on the road 102-90. Shenzhen A. won against Fujian S. on its own court 100-93. Guangzhou LL was outscored by Guangsha L. in Hangzhou 93-67. Xinjiang FT recorded a loss to Liaoning FL at home 99-109. Shanxi L. defeated Beijing RF on the opponent’s court 102-97. Tianjin was smashed by Zhejiang GB. in a home game 89-128.
The most impressive performance of 5th round was 21 points and 8 rebounds by Harold Yu of Zhejiang GB..

Nanjing TX MK – Shandong H. 90-102

No shocking result in a game when fifth ranked Heroes (3-1) beat 14th ranked Monkey Kings (1-3) in Jiangsu 102-90 on Sunday. Heroes outrebounded Monkey Kings 38-27 including 26 on the defensive glass. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 26 assists. The former international guard Ding Yanyuhang (200-93) nailed 34 points (!!!) and 5 rebounds for the winning side and the former international center HanLin Tao (208-91) accounted for 20 points and 12 rebounds. Point guard Wang Xu (181-95) came up with 31 points and 7 assists and center Mingyang Sun (212-94) added 12 points and 15 rebounds respectively for Monkey Kings 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. Heroes maintains fifth place with 3-1 record, which they share with 3 other teams. Loser Monkey Kings keep the fourteenth position with three games lost. They share it with Jiangsu D. and Qingdao E.. Heroes will meet at home Jilin Tigers (#11) in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Monkey Kings will play against Long-Lions in Guangzhou and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Nanjing TX MK: X.Wang 31+2reb+7ast, Z.Baiqing 18+3reb+1ast, S.Mingyang 12+15reb+2ast, S.Rongxiao 10+3reb+1ast, C.Tal 8+2reb+9ast, Z.Tianyi 6+1reb+2ast
Shandong H.: Y.Ding 34+5reb+3ast, T.HanLin 20+12reb+3ast, H.Qiaowen 10+3reb+1ast, J.Cheng 10+7reb+1ast, J.Haolong 9+5reb, C.Peidong 8+1reb+4ast

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Shenzhen A. – Fujian S. 100-93

Everything could happen in Shenzhen at the game between two tied teams. Both ninth ranked Aviators and 7th ranked Sturgeons had identical 2-1 record. This time Aviators used a home court advantage and defeated the opponent from Jinjiang 100-93 on Sunday night. Aviators looked well-organized offensively handing out 28 assists. American guard Askia Booker (186-93, college: Colorado) nailed 26 points, 6 rebounds and 9 assists for the winning side and the former international QuAn Gu (200-92) accounted for 26 points and 4 assists. Five Aviators players scored in double figures. YiChao Huang (197-92) came up with 24 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists and swingman Jianghuai Li (191-92) added 7 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists respectively for Sturgeons in the defeat. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Aviators have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to fifth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Loser Sturgeons dropped to the ninth position with two games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. Aviators will meet Eagles (#16) in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Sturgeons will play against Sharks (#12) in Shanghai and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Fujian S.: H.YiChao 24+7reb+6ast, O.Junxuan 14+5reb+1ast, X.Mingzhi 13+3reb+1ast, L.Chen 8+6reb+3ast, Y.Huang 8+2reb+3ast, K.Adili 7+1reb+3ast
Shenzhen A.: B.Askia 26+6reb+9ast, G.QuAn 26+4reb+4ast, S.Zijie 16+14reb+4ast, B.Haotian 11+6reb+4ast, S.Haoqin 10+3reb+1ast, L.Pengyu 6+2reb+3ast

gschID: 938536

Sichuan BW – Beijing D. 66-101

Bottom-ranked Blue Whales is still unable to win any game. This time they could not use their home court advantage losing their fourth consecutive match to sixth ranked Ducks (3-1) 101-66. Ducks dominated down low during the game scoring 68 of its points in the paint compared to Blue Whales’ 32. They outrebounded Blue Whales 45-30 including a 36-22 advantage in defensive rebounds. Ducks players were unselfish on offense dishing 30 assists. The former international point guard XiaoYu Liu (188-89) stepped up and scored 15 points and 5 assists for the winners and the former international Xiaochuan Zhai (204-93) chipped in 12 points and 9 rebounds. Five Ducks players scored in double figures. Chen Chen (201-85) responded with 18 points and 7 rebounds and Hanyi Jing (195-99) scored 17 points. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Ducks moved-up to fifth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Blue Whales at the other side still closes the standings with four games lost. They share the position with Bayi Rockets. Ducks will play against Jiangsu Dragons (#14) in Nanjing in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Blue Whales will play on the road against the league’s leader Guandong Tigers (#1) in Dongguan and hope to get finally their first victory.
Top scorers:
Sichuan BW: C.Chen 18+7reb+2ast, J.Hanyi 17+4reb, L.Honghan 5+1ast, L.Linyue 5+1reb, Z.Songwei 5+5reb+3ast, H.Linsen 4
Beijing D.: L.XiaoYu 15+4reb+5ast, M.Lei 13+4reb+4ast, F.Ziming 13+6reb+2ast, Z.Xiaochuan 12+9reb+2ast, L.MuHao 10+5reb+3ast, Z.Cairen 10+5reb+2ast

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Jilin NE T. – Bayi Rockets 111-86

Bottom-ranked Bayi Rockets is still unable to win any game. This time they lost on the road their fourth consecutive match to thirteenth ranked Jilin Tigers (2-2) 111-86 on Sunday evening. Jilin Tigers dominated down low during the game scoring 72 of its points in the paint compared to Bayi Rockets’ 50. Jilin Tigers forced 22 Bayi Rockets turnovers. It was a great shooting night for Jilin Tigers especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 56.3 percentage. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 31 assists. The former international point guard JinMing Cui (193-92) nailed 26 points and 7 assists (on 11-of-14 shooting from the field) for the winning side and point guard Weize Jiang (182-0) accounted for 18 points and 10 assists. Center Junfeng Zhao (190-0) came up with 8 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists and Yuzhuo Xu (-99) added 12 points and 6 rebounds respectively for Bayi Rockets in the defeat. Five Jilin Tigers and four Bayi 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 rest. Jilin Tigers moved-up to ninth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Newly promoted Bayi Rockets still closes the standings with four games lost. They share the position with Sichuan BW. Jilin Tigers will meet higher ranked Heroes (#5) in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Bayi Rockets will play against Guangsha Lions (#8) and look forward to get finally their first victory.
Top scorers:
Bayi Rockets: N.Hongyu 15+3reb+1ast, X.Yuzhuo 12+6reb+2ast, Z.Biao 10+4ast, L.Bairun 10+2reb+6ast, D.Ruibo 9+1reb+2ast, Z.Junfeng 8+7reb+5ast
Jilin NE T.: C.JinMing 26+4reb+7ast, D.Huaibo 19+6reb+2ast, J.Weize 18+3reb+10ast, J.Yuxing 15+6reb+8ast, Z.Cheng 11+6reb+2ast, L.Ang 10+3reb+1ast

gschID: 938538

Shanghai S. – Guangdong ST 97-112

CBA top team – Guandong Tigers (4-0) managed to deliver another win on Sunday. This time they beat tenth ranked Sharks (2-2) in Shanghai 112-97. Guandong Tigers dominated down low during the game scoring 66 of its points in the paint compared to Sharks’ 38. They outrebounded Sharks 46-33 including 36 on the defensive glass. Guandong Tigers looked well-organized offensively handing out 31 assists. 28 personal fouls committed by Sharks helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The former international Peng Zhou (206-89) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 31 points, 12 rebounds and 4 assists (on 13-of-17 shooting from the field). The former international Rui Zhao (196-96) contributed with 18 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists for the winners. The former international guard Haowen Guo (201-0) answered with 28 points and 5 assists and American Jamaal Franklin (196-91, college: SDSU, agency: Slash Sports) added 13 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists in the effort for Sharks. 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. Guandong Tigers have a solid series of four victories in a row. Defending champion maintains first place with 4-0 record. Sharks at the other side dropped to the ninth position with two games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. Guandong Tigers are looking forward to face bottom-ranked Blue Whales (#20) in Sichuan in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Sharks will play at home against Sturgeons (#9) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Shanghai S.: G.Haowen 28+3reb+5ast, R.Junwei 14+5reb+1ast, F.Jamaal 13+7reb+5ast, W.Zhelin 12+7reb+2ast, L.Zheng 9+2reb+5ast, Z.Zong 8+4reb
Guangdong ST: Z.Peng 31+12reb+4ast, Z.Rui 18+7reb+8ast, H.Mingxuan 17+2reb+3ast, X.Jie 17+2reb+2ast, Z.Fanri 8+8reb+5ast, R.JunFei 8+7reb+4ast

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Guangsha L. – Guangzhou LL 93-67

Everything could happen in Hangzhou at the game between two tied teams. Both eighth ranked Guangsha Lions and 9th ranked Long-Lions had identical 2-1 record. This time Guangsha Lions used a home court advantage and rolled over the opponent from Guangzhou 93-67 on Sunday night. Guangsha Lions outrebounded Long-Lions 50-33 including a 35-22 advantage in defensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 29 assists comparing to just 14 passes made by Long-Lions’ players. The former international center Jinqiu Hu (210-97) nailed a double-double by scoring 22 points and 12 rebounds for the winning side and international point guard Minghui Sun (187-96) accounted for 10 points, 7 rebounds and 16 assists. Five Guangsha Lions players scored in double figures. Point guard Mingru Jia (183-97) came up with 15 points and Yuheng Tian (193-96) added 12 points respectively for Long-Lions in the defeat. 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. Guangsha Lions (3-1) moved-up to fifth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Loser Long-Lions keep the ninth position with two games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. Guangsha Lions will meet Bayi Rockets (#19) in the next round which should be another easy win for them. Long-Lions will play against Monkey Kings (#15) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Guangzhou LL: J.Mingru 15+4reb, T.Yuheng 12+4reb, Z.Zhun 9+3reb, L.Yanzhe 8+4reb+1ast, G.Kai 6+9reb, L.Jinglong 5+2reb+1ast
Guangsha L.: Z.Yanhao 26+2reb+3ast, H.Jinqiu 22+12reb, X.Ke 14+2reb+2ast, Z.Junlong 11+12reb+1ast, S.Minghui 10+7reb+16ast, X.Feng 6+1reb+2ast

gschID: 938540

Xinjiang FT – Liaoning FL 99-109

Not a big story in a game when 17th ranked Flying Tigers (1-4) lost to fourth ranked Flying Leopards (4-1) in Urumqi 99-109 on Monday. Flying Leopards made 30-of-37 free shots (81.1 percent) during the game. Flying Leopards outrebounded Flying Tigers 42-30 including a 34-23 advantage in defensive rebounds. It was a great shooting night for Flying Leopards especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 55.0 percentage. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 27 assists. The former international Ailun Guo (188-93) nailed 28 points, 5 rebounds and 8 assists (perfect behind the arc making all five shots) for the winning side and the former international point guard Jiwei Zhao (185-95) accounted for 12 points, 6 rebounds and 15 assists. Five Flying Leopards players scored in double figures. The former international Abudurexiti Abudushalamu (203-96) came up with 43 points (!!!) and the former international point guard Dehao Yu (195-95) added 15 points, 9 rebounds and 9 assists respectively for Flying Tigers in the defeat. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to get some rest. Flying Leopards moved-up to second place, which they share with Zhejiang GB. and Shanxi L. Flying Tigers lost third consecutive game. They keep the seventeenth position with four games lost. They share it with Tianjin. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Top scorers:
Xinjiang FT: A.Abudurexiti 43+3reb+2ast, Q.Lin 18+1reb, Y.Dehao 15+9reb+9ast, T.Caiyu 8+1ast, Z.Chuanyu 4+2reb, T.Aizimaiti 4+3reb+1ast
Liaoning FL: G.Ailun 28+5reb+8ast, F.Hao 14+10reb, H.Dejun 13+4reb+2ast, Z.Jiwei 12+6reb+15ast, Z.Rongzhen 12+8reb, Z.Zhenlin 10+3reb+1ast

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Beijing RF – Shanxi L. 97-102

Everything went according to plan when third ranked Loongs (4-1) defeated 11th ranked Royal Fighters (2-3) in Beijing 102-97 on Monday. Loongs made 25-of-28 free shots (89.3 percent) during the game. They also forced 21 Royal Fighters turnovers. American point guard Kay Felder (175-95, college: Oakland) nailed a double-double by scoring 36 points (!!!), 9 rebounds and 12 assists for the winning side and the former international Shuai Yuan (194-94) accounted for 20 points and 5 rebounds (was perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line). Zhang Fan (194-96) came up with 25 points and Sanning Liao added 19 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists respectively for Royal Fighters in the defeat. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Royal Fighters’ coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn’t help. Loongs have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Liaoning FL and Zhejiang GB. Loser Royal Fighters dropped to the thirteenth position with three games lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Top scorers:
Beijing RF: F.Zhang 25+4reb+3ast, L.Sanning 19+6reb+6ast, M.Yong 13+1reb+2ast, H.Isaac 12+12reb+1ast, Y.Changdong 7+5reb+3ast, W.Shaojie 6+1reb
Shanxi L.: F.Kay 36+9reb+12ast, Y.Shuai 20+5reb+1ast, Z.Ning 14+5reb, G.ZhaoBao 14+7reb+3ast, Y.PengFei 8+3reb, W.Ke 5+1reb+1ast

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Tianjin – Zhejiang GB. 89-128

There was no surprise when 15th ranked Pioneers (1-4) were outleveled by second ranked Golden Bulls (4-1) in Tianjin 128-89 on Monday. Golden Bulls dominated down low during the game scoring 80 of its points in the paint compared to Pioneers’ 40. Golden Bulls forced 19 Pioneers turnovers and outrebounded them 51-31 including a 35-20 advantage in defensive rebounds. Golden Bulls looked well-organized offensively handing out 31 assists. American center Harold Yu (221) nailed 21 points and 8 rebounds for the winning side and the former international point guard Qian Wu (188-94) accounted for 21 points and 5 assists. Four Golden Bulls players scored in double figures. Taiwanese guard Benson Lin (194-99, college: Bryant) came up with 23 points, 7 assists and 6 steals (was perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line) and guard Deshaui Shi (192-92) added 20 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists respectively for Pioneers in the defeat. 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 maintains second place with 4-1 record having just one point less than leader Guangdong ST, which they share with Liaoning FL and Shanxi L. Loser Pioneers dropped to the seventeenth position with four games lost. They share it with Xinjiang FT. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Top scorers:
Tianjin: L.Benson 23+3reb+7ast, S.Deshaui 20+9reb+4ast, X.Jin 14+8reb+2ast, P.Ning 8+2reb, M.Zikai 6+3reb, Y.Guze 5+3ast
Zhejiang GB.: Y.Harold 21+8reb, W.Qian 21+1reb+5ast, Z.Xuhang 19+4reb+1ast, C.Shuaipeng 12+4reb+8ast, Z.Dayu 11+7reb+2ast, W.Yibo 10+3reb+5ast

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