Donatas Motiejunas

Donatas Motiejunas



Here is the last round review presented by ESL.

The game between second ranked Flying Leopards (40-9) and fourth ranked Flying Tigers (33-16) was the most important one in the last round on Tuesday night. Flying Leopards were defeated by Flying Tigers in a tough game in Urumqi 83-89. Flying Tigers outrebounded Flying Leopards 55-43 including 17 on the offensive glass. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 25 assists. 27 personal fouls committed by Flying Leopards helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a great evening for Lithuanian power forward Donatas Motiejunas (213-90) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 24 points, 17 rebounds and 6 assists. The former international center Qi Zhou (217-96) helped adding 22 points and 17 rebounds. The best for the losing side was American guard OJ Mayo (193-87, college: USC) with 30 points and 8 rebounds. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Flying Tigers maintains fourth place with 33-16 record. Flying Leopards at the other side keep the second position with nine games lost.
Eighth ranked Eagles (27-22) crushed at home 19th ranked Monkey Kings (8-41) by 34 points 145-111, which is the biggest margin this round. It was a quality performance for Bulgarian-American point guard Darius Adams (188-89, college: Indianapolis) who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 44 points (!!!), 5 rebounds and 16 assists. Dakari Johnson accounted for 20 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. American center Arnett Moultrie (208-90, college: MSU) came up with a double-double by scoring 40 points (!!!), 13 rebounds and 8 assists (went 10 for 10 at the free throw line !!!) for Monkey Kings in the defeat. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Eagles have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to seventh place. Monkey Kings at the other side stay dead last with 41 lost games. They share the position with Jiangsu D.
There were no shocking results in the rest of the games of round 51: Tianjin were destroyed by Liaoning FL on the opponent’s court 108-88. Jilin NE T. managed to outperform Jiangsu D. in a home game 111-94. Sichuan BW recorded a loss to Shenzhen A. on the road 114-106. Shandong H. defeated Tianjin on its own court 115-98. Guangsha L. smashed Shanxi L. in Hangzhou 96-74. Jiangsu D. was destroyed by Beijing RF at home 80-105. Shanghai S. unfortunately lost to Zhejiang GB. on the opponent’s court 80-85. Fujian S. recorded a loss to Beijing D. in a home game 90-99. Xinjiang FT defeated Guangzhou LL on the road 110-93. Guangzhou LL was smashed by Jilin NE T. on its own court 95-120. Shandong H. destroyed Nanjing TX MK in Jinan 124-98. Beijing RF unfortunately lost to Qingdao E. at home 99-108.
The most impressive stats of the last round was 36 points (!!!), 9 rebounds and 7 assists by Joseph Young of Beijing RF.


Liaoning FL – Tianjin 108-88

Very expected game in Yingkou where 17th ranked Pioneers (10-39) were crushed by second ranked Flying Leopards (40-9) 108-88. Flying Leopards dominated down low during the game scoring 68 of its points in the paint compared to Pioneers’ 36. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 32 assists. Pioneers were plagued by 28 personal fouls down the stretch. It was an exceptional evening for American guard OJ Mayo (193-87, college: USC) who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 26 points, 10 rebounds and 8 assists. The former international center Hao Fu (206-97) accounted for 16 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) for the winning side. Montenegrin forward Marko Todorovic (210-92) came up with 16 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists and Jin Xin (196-95) added 18 points and 6 rebounds respectively for Pioneers in the defeat. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Flying Leopards maintains second place with 40-9 record having just two points less than leader Guangdong ST. Pioneers lost third consecutive game. They keep the seventeenth position with 39 games lost.
Top scorers:
Tianjin: X.Jin 18+6reb, T.Marko 16+8reb+5ast, H.Siyu 14+2reb+3ast, M.Zikai 13+1reb, L.Tingqian 12+4reb+6ast, S.Deshaui 7+4reb+2ast
Liaoning FL: M.O.J. 26+10reb+8ast, H.Dejun 17+5reb+4ast, F.Hao 16+6reb+5ast, Z.Jiwei 13+2reb+8ast, Z.Zhenlin 11+2reb+2ast, Z.Rongzhen 8+5reb

gschID: 875814

Jilin NE T. – Jiangsu D. 111-94

Very predictable result in Changchun where eleventh ranked Jilin Tigers (26-23) defeated 18th ranked Jiangsu Dragons (8-41) 111-94. Jilin Tigers forced 20 Jiangsu Dragons turnovers. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists. It was an exceptional evening for American guard Dominique Jones (193-88, college: S.Florida) who led the winners with a triple-double by scoring 44 points (!!!), 10 rebounds and 13 assists. Point guard Weize Jiang (182-0) accounted for 24 points for the winning side. Jilin Tigers’ coach Han Wang allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. American guard Dezmine Wells (196-92, college: Maryland) came up with a double-double by scoring 32 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists and swingman Rongqi Huang (189-99) added 12 points, 5 rebounds and 10 assists respectively for Jiangsu Dragons in the defeat. Five Jiangsu Dragons players scored in double figures. Jilin Tigers moved-up to ninth place. Jiangsu Dragons lost eighth consecutive game. They keep the eighteenth position with 41 games lost. They share it with Nanjing TX MK.
Top scorers:
Jiangsu D.: W.Dezmine 32+10reb+6ast, J.Haoran 18+7reb, S.Xin 16+3reb, H.Rongqi 12+5reb+10ast, L.Yuxuan 10+6reb, L.Jinting 4+2reb+2ast
Jilin NE T.: J.Dominique 44+10reb+13ast, J.Weize 24+4reb+1ast, L.Ang 16+5reb+2ast, D.Huaibo 8+4reb, C.JinMing 6+4reb+2ast, J.Yuxing 6+3reb+1ast

gschID: 875815

Shenzhen A. – Sichuan BW 114-106

The game between closely ranked teams ended with 9th ranked Blue Whales‘ (25-23) road loss to eighth ranked Aviators (26-21) 106-114. Aviators dominated down low during the game scoring 90 of its points in the paint compared to Blue Whales’ 60. It was an exceptional evening for American guard Askia Booker (186-93, college: Colorado) who led the winners and scored 36 points (!!!), 6 rebounds and 4 assists. The former international center Zijie Shen (210-97) accounted for 29 points, 13 rebounds and 4 assists for the winning side. Five Aviators players scored in double figures. Aviators’ coach Jianjun Wang allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. U.S. Virgin Islands-American forward Marcus Georges-Hunt (196-94, college: Georgia Tech, agency: Pensack Sports) came up with 49 points (!!!), 5 rebounds and 7 assists and Iranian center Hamed Haddadi (218-85, agency: BIG) added 17 points and 11 rebounds respectively for Blue Whales in the defeat. Aviators maintains eighth place with 26-21 record. Blue Whales at the other side dropped to the eleventh position with 23 games lost.
Top scorers:
Sichuan BW: G.Marcus 49+5reb+7ast, H.Hamed 17+11reb+2ast, J.Hanyi 12+3reb+1ast, S.Ruoyu 8+10reb, L.Yuanyu 7+3reb+1ast, Y.Tangwen 6+3reb+2ast
Shenzhen A.: B.Askia 36+6reb+4ast, S.Zijie 29+13reb+4ast, B.Kenny 14+1reb+1ast, Y.Linyi 10+4reb, L.Yiwen 10+10reb+2ast, H.Xining 9+1reb+2ast

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Shandong H. – Tianjin 115-98

Everything went according to plan in Jinan where sixth ranked Heroes (29-20) beat 17th ranked Pioneers (10-39) 115-98. Heroes dominated down low during the game scoring 64 of its points in the paint compared to Pioneers’ 44. They outrebounded Pioneers 47-27 including a 33-19 advantage in defensive rebounds. Heroes players were unselfish on offense dishing 30 assists. Pioneers were plagued by 30 personal fouls down the stretch. It was an exceptional evening for American Lester Hudson (190-84, college: UT Martin) who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 21 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists. His fellow American import forward Troy Gillenwater (205-88, college: NM State) accounted for 22 points and 6 rebounds (on 10-of-12 shooting from the field) for the winning side. Guard Deshaui Shi (192-92) came up with 22 points and 7 rebounds and Montenegrin forward Marko Todorovic (210-92) added 16 points respectively for Pioneers in the defeat. Four Heroes and five Pioneers players scored in double figures. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Heroes have a solid series of four victories in a row. They moved-up to fifth place. Pioneers lost third consecutive game. They keep the seventeenth position with 39 games lost.
Top scorers:
Tianjin: S.Deshaui 22+7reb+2ast, T.Marko 16+3reb+3ast, M.Zikai 15+2reb+5ast, L.Tingqian 15+2reb+5ast, X.Jin 12+6reb, H.Siyu 9+4reb+2ast
Shandong H.: G.Troy 22+6reb, H.Lester 21+10reb+7ast, C.Peidong 19+2reb+2ast, T.HanLin 14+9reb+1ast, W.Ruheng 13+1reb+3ast, J.Cheng 10+2reb

gschID: 875806

Qingdao E. – Nanjing TX MK 145-111

Eighth ranked Eagles (27-22) crushed at home 19th ranked Monkey Kings (8-41) by 34 points 145-111, which is the biggest margin this round. Eagles shot 60.3 percent from the field and had 36 for 49 from the free-throw line, while Monkey Kings only scored fourteen points from the stripe. They outrebounded Monkey Kings 43-30 including 34 on the defensive glass. Eagles players were unselfish on offense dishing 32 assists. Monkey Kings were plagued by 34 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a quality performance for Bulgarian-American point guard Darius Adams (188-89, college: Indianapolis) who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 44 points (!!!), 5 rebounds and 16 assists. American power forward Dakari Johnson (213-95, college: Kentucky) accounted for 20 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists for the winning side. Five Eagles players scored in double figures. American center Arnett Moultrie (208-90, college: MSU) came up with a double-double by scoring 40 points (!!!), 13 rebounds and 8 assists (went 10 for 10 at the free throw line !!!) and point guard Wang Xu (181-95) added 19 points and 7 assists respectively for Monkey Kings in the defeat. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Eagles have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to seventh place. Monkey Kings at the other side stay dead last with 41 lost games. They share the position with Jiangsu D..
Top scorers:
Nanjing TX MK: M.Arnett 40+13reb+8ast, X.Wang 19+1reb+7ast, C.Tal 10+3reb+10ast, W.Shengwei 9+2reb+2ast, H.Yifeng 7+3reb+2ast, Y.Haozhe 7+1ast
Qingdao E.: A.Darius 44+5reb+16ast, J.Dakari 20+7reb+4ast, L.Weihan 13+3reb+6ast, Z.TaiLong 13+3reb, S.Yinglun 12+6reb+2ast, L.Chuanxing 12+10reb

gschID: 875805

Shanxi L. – Guangsha L. 74-96

There was no surprise in Taiyuan where 15th ranked Loongs (17-30) were outplayed by sixth ranked Guangsha Lions (28-20) 96-74. Guangsha Lions forced 20 Loongs turnovers. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 29 assists comparing to just 16 passes made by Loongs’ players. It was an exceptional evening for point guard Feng Xin (182-92) who led the winners and scored 7 points, 6 rebounds and 12 assists. The former international center Jinqiu Hu (210-97) accounted for 14 points and 8 rebounds for the winning side. American forward Eric Moreland (208-91, college: Oregon St.) came up with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 16 rebounds and the former international point guard Zhandong Zhou (182-90) added 14 points and 4 assists respectively for Loongs 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. Guangsha Lions have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain sixth place with 28-20 record. Loongs lost fifth consecutive game. They keep the fifteenth position with 30 games lost.
Top scorers:
Shanxi L.: M.Eric 16+16reb, Z.Zhandong 14+1reb+4ast, Y.PengFei 12+4reb+2ast, C.Pengyudi 8+5reb+5ast, G.ZhaoBao 6+4reb, Z.Xu 6
Guangsha L.: Z.Yanhao 18+3reb+1ast, L.Jinglong 14+1reb, H.Jinqiu 14+8reb+2ast, S.Minghui 11+2reb+2ast, J.Zhuo 8+4reb, F.Kay 8+8reb+8ast

gschID: 875809

Jiangsu D. – Beijing RF 80-105

No shocking result in a game in Nanjing where twelfth ranked Royal Fighters (23-26) outleveled 18th ranked Jiangsu Dragons (8-41) 105-80. Royal Fighters made 35-of-42 charity shots (83.3 percent) during the game, while Jiangsu Dragons only scored fifteen points from the stripe. Royal Fighters players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists. Jiangsu Dragons were plagued by 31 personal fouls down the stretch. It was an exceptional evening for the former international center Changdong Yu (207-91) who led the winners and scored 19 points and 8 rebounds. American point guard Andrew Harrison (198-94, college: Kentucky) accounted for 15 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists (went 7 for 7 at the free throw line) for the winning side. Four Royal Fighters players scored in double figures. Power forward Yuxuan Liu (207-99) came up with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 12 rebounds and swingman Rongqi Huang (189-99) added 16 points respectively for Jiangsu Dragons 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. Royal Fighters maintains twelfth place with 23-26 record. Jiangsu Dragons lost eighth consecutive game. They keep the eighteenth position with 41 games lost. They share it with Nanjing TX MK.
Top scorers:
Jiangsu D.: L.Yuxuan 18+12reb+1ast, H.Rongqi 16+4reb+2ast, X.Mengjun 13+5reb, J.Haoran 11+1reb, Z.Xiran 8+4reb+10ast, L.Jinting 6+6reb+1ast
Beijing RF: Z.Fan 20+4reb, Y.Changdong 19+8reb+1ast, H.Andrew 15+7reb+4ast, L.Gen 13+1reb+3ast, W.Zirui 13+3reb+6ast, S.TongLin 9+4reb+2ast

gschID: 875803

Zhejiang GB. – Shanghai S. 85-80

Very expected game in Hangzhou where 13th ranked Sharks (22-26) were defeated by third ranked Golden Bulls (38-9) 85-80. However just five-point win is not that big difference and the fans of host team counted on more convincing victory. It was an exceptional evening for Shuaipeng Cheng (191-99) who led the winners and scored 16 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists. Forward Wang Zilu (199-97) accounted for 16 points for the winning side. Zheng Liu (192-90) came up with a double-double by scoring 14 points, 10 rebounds, 4 assists and 6 steals and American guard Marcus Denmon (191-90, college: Missouri, agency: BeoBasket) added 11 points and 7 assists respectively for Sharks in the defeat. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches tested many bench players in such tough game. Golden Bulls maintains third place with 38-9 record having six points less than leader Guangdong ST. Sharks at the other side keep the thirteenth position with 26 games lost.
Top scorers:
Shanghai S.: L.Zheng 14+10reb+4ast, O.Junxuan 12+5reb, G.Haowen 11+1reb+5ast, D.Marcus 11+3reb+7ast, D.Hanlin 11+4reb+1ast, Z.Zong 9+5reb+1ast
Zhejiang GB.: Z.Wang 16+4reb+2ast, C.Shuaipeng 16+6reb+7ast, L.Xiaotian 13+2reb+5ast, R.Nick 10+10reb+1ast, L.Sylven 10+3reb+1ast, N.Maurice 10+5reb+1ast

gschID: 875811

Xinjiang FT – Liaoning FL 89-83

The game between second ranked Flying Leopards (40-9) and fourth ranked Flying Tigers (33-16) was the most important one in the last round on Tuesday night. Flying Leopards were defeated by Flying Tigers in a tough game in Urumqi 83-89. Flying Tigers outrebounded Flying Leopards 55-43 including 17 on the offensive glass. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 25 assists. 27 personal fouls committed by Flying Leopards helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a great evening for Lithuanian power forward Donatas Motiejunas (213-90) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 24 points, 17 rebounds and 6 assists. The former international center Qi Zhou (217-96) helped adding 22 points and 17 rebounds. The best for the losing side was American guard OJ Mayo (193-87, college: USC) with 30 points and 8 rebounds and the former international point guard Jiwei Zhao (185-95) scored 15 points and 8 assists. 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. Flying Tigers maintains fourth place with 33-16 record. Flying Leopards at the other side keep the second position with nine games lost.
Top scorers:
Liaoning FL: M.O.J. 30+8reb+2ast, Z.Zhenlin 19+8reb, Z.Jiwei 15+4reb+8ast, H.Dejun 12+9reb+1ast, W.Changze 2+1reb, Y.Shouqi 2+1reb+2ast
Xinjiang FT: M.Donatas 24+17reb+6ast, Z.Qi 22+17reb+1ast, Q.Lin 10+6reb+3ast, T.Caiyu 10+2reb, Y.Dehao 10+6reb+9ast, Z.LingXu 8+3reb+4ast

gschID: 875807

Fujian S. – Beijing D. 90-99

Very predictable result in Jinjiang where eleventh ranked Ducks (25-22) defeated 16th ranked Sturgeons (10-38) 99-90. Ducks players were unselfish on offense dishing 28 assists. It was an exceptional evening for the former international point guard Shuo Fang (190-90) who led the winners and scored 19 points and 8 assists. Croatian-American center Justin Hamilton (213-90, college: LSU) accounted for 14 points and 10 rebounds for the winning side. Five Ducks players scored in double figures. American point guard Trae Golden (189-91, college: Georgia Tech, agency: Network Sports International) came up with 27 points and 4 assists and Canadian Andrew Nicholson (206-89, college: St.Bonaventure) added 24 points and 8 rebounds respectively for Sturgeons in the defeat. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Ducks moved-up to tenth place. Sturgeons at the other side keep the sixteenth position with 38 games lost.
Top scorers:
Fujian S.: G.Trae 27+2reb+4ast, N.Andrew 24+8reb, L.Jianghuai 10+5reb+5ast, L.Chen 8+1reb+2ast, W.Zhelin 6+7reb+5ast, S.Tiangui 6+5reb+2ast
Beijing D.: F.Shuo 19+4reb+8ast, G.Jonathan 16+3reb+2ast, H.Justin 14+10reb+2ast, L.XiaoYu 12+3reb+6ast, F.Ziming 10+10reb+2ast, W.Xiaohui 9+1reb+4ast

gschID: 875813

Guangzhou LL – Xinjiang FT 93-110

Not a big story in a game in Guangzhou where 14th ranked Long-Lions (21-28) were defeated by fourth ranked Flying Tigers (33-16) 110-93. Flying Tigers made 18-of-23 charity shots (78.3 percent) during the game. Flying Tigers outrebounded Long-Lions 50-31 including 20 on the offensive glass. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 33 assists comparing to just 16 passes made by Long-Lions’ players. Flying Tigers brought some defensive toughness making 8 blocks. It was an exceptional evening for the former international center Qi Zhou (217-96) who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 37 points (!!!), 26 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 blocks. American guard Ian Clark (190-91, college: Belmont) accounted for 20 points for the winning side. Four Flying Tigers players scored in double figures. American-Albanian guard Dallas Moore (185-94, college: N.Florida) came up with 39 points (!!!) and 5 rebounds and forward TianYi Yao (200-93) added 14 points and 8 assists respectively for Long-Lions in the defeat. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Flying Tigers maintains fourth place with 33-16 record. Long-Lions at the other side keep the fourteenth position with 28 games lost.
Top scorers:
Guangzhou LL: M.Dallas 39+5reb+3ast, Y.TianYi 14+4reb+8ast, Z.Mingzhen 14+3reb+2ast, T.Yuheng 6+1reb+1ast, N.Hongyu 6+3reb, L.Yanzhe 4+5reb
Xinjiang FT: Z.Qi 37+26reb+6ast, C.Ian 20+1reb+1ast, M.Donatas 13+5reb+2ast, Z.LingXu 10+2reb+4ast, Q.Lin 8+3reb+4ast, T.Caiyu 6+3reb+2ast

gschID: 875812

Guangzhou LL – Jilin NE T. 95-120

Everything went according to plan in Guangzhou where eleventh ranked Jilin Tigers (26-23) outscored 14th ranked Long-Lions (21-28) 120-95. Jilin Tigers made 22-of-28 charity shots (78.6 percent) during the game. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 35 assists comparing to just 18 passes made by Long-Lions’ players. It was an exceptional evening for American guard Dominique Jones (193-88, college: S.Florida) who led the winners with a triple-double by scoring 26 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists. Point guard Weize Jiang (182-0) accounted for 29 points and 8 assists for the winning side. Five Jilin Tigers players scored in double figures. American-Albanian guard Dallas Moore (185-94, college: N.Florida) came up with 34 points (!!!), 8 rebounds and 7 assists and forward TianYi Yao (200-93) added 8 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists respectively for Long-Lions in the defeat. Long-Lions’ coach gave up on the game allowing to play twelve players seeing no chance for a win. Jilin Tigers moved-up to ninth place. Long-Lions at the other side keep the fourteenth position with 28 games lost.
Top scorers:
Guangzhou LL: M.Dallas 34+8reb+7ast, Z.Zhun 13+1reb, C.Ying-Chun 8+5reb+2ast, T.Yuheng 8+2reb+2ast, Y.TianYi 8+5reb+5ast, S.Ha 7+9reb
Jilin NE T.: J.Weize 29+2reb+8ast, J.Dominique 26+11reb+14ast, J.Yuxing 23+6reb+6ast, L.Ang 15+6reb, D.Huaibo 14+4reb+1ast, C.JinMing 8+6reb+2ast

gschID: 875804

Nanjing TX MK – Shandong H. 98-124

There was no surprise in Jiangsu where 19th ranked Monkey Kings (8-41) were outplayed by sixth ranked Heroes (29-20) 124-98. They made 30-of-38 charity shots (78.9 percent) during the game. Heroes players were unselfish on offense dishing 32 assists. Monkey Kings were plagued by 26 personal fouls down the stretch. It was an exceptional evening for the former international Cheng Jia (209-91) who led the winners and scored 20 points and 6 rebounds (perfect from the field making all seven shots !!!). American forward Troy Gillenwater (205-88, college: NM State) accounted for 17 points and 7 rebounds for the winning side. Five Heroes players scored in double figures. American center Arnett Moultrie (208-90, college: MSU) came up with a double-double by scoring 27 points, 14 rebounds and 4 assists and point guard Haozhe Yang (183-97) added 13 points respectively for Monkey Kings 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. Heroes have a solid series of four victories in a row. They moved-up to fifth place. Monkey Kings at the other side stay dead last with 41 lost games. They share the position with Jiangsu D..
Top scorers:
Nanjing TX MK: M.Arnett 27+14reb+4ast, Y.Haozhe 13+4reb+3ast, W.Zixu 12+1reb+1ast, H.Liu 9+4reb+2ast, Z.Tianyi 8+4reb+1ast, H.Yifeng 6+2reb
Shandong H.: J.Cheng 20+6reb, G.Troy 17+7reb+1ast, T.HanLin 15+8reb+1ast, H.Peizuo 11+9reb+4ast, H.Lester 11+2reb+4ast, L.JingYu 11+3reb

gschID: 875810

Beijing RF – Qingdao E. 99-108

No shocking result in a game in Beijing where eighth ranked Eagles (27-22) won against 12th ranked Royal Fighters (23-26) 108-99. Royal Fighters were plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. It was an exceptional evening for Bulgarian-American point guard Darius Adams (188-89, college: Indianapolis) who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 25 points, 11 rebounds and 8 assists. American power forward Dakari Johnson (213-95, college: Kentucky) accounted for 17 points and 10 rebounds for the winning side. American guard Joseph Young (188-92, college: Oregon) came up with 36 points (!!!), 9 rebounds and 7 assists and the former international center Changdong Yu (207-91) added 14 points and 8 rebounds respectively for Royal Fighters in the defeat. Four Eagles and five Royal Fighters players scored in double figures. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Eagles have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to seventh place. Royal Fighters at the other side keep the twelfth position with 26 games lost.
Top scorers:
Beijing RF: Y.Joseph 36+9reb+7ast, Y.Changdong 14+8reb+1ast, W.Shaojie 11+6reb+2ast, Z.Fan 10+4reb, Z.Yuchen 10+9reb+1ast, S.Yue 6+3reb+3ast
Qingdao E.: A.Darius 25+11reb+8ast, L.Chuanxing 18+7reb, J.Dakari 17+10reb+1ast, Z.Cheng-Yu 16+3reb+3ast, Z.TaiLong 9+1reb, W.Qing-Ming 8+5reb+2ast

gschID: 875816

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