Jinqiu Hu

Jinqiu Hu



The Regular Season in CBA is almost over. Almost everything is clear. There are only 3 rounds left. There were many interesting games last round. The round ended with derby games and favorites losing the games. Here is the last round review presented by ESL.

The most interesting game was a derby match between two local teams from Hangzhou: Guangsha Lions (#6) and Golden Bulls (#3). Golden Bulls were defeated at home 93-104 and even the fact of playing on their own court did not help. Guangsha Lions made 27-of-34 free shots (79.4 percent) during the game. Guangsha Lions had a 32-19 advantage in offensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. 32 personal fouls committed by Golden Bulls helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The former international center Jinqiu Hu (210-97) fired a double-double by scoring 24 points and 13 rebounds for the winners. The former international Yanhao Zhao (194-97) chipped in 33 points (!!!). Serbian-American forward Nick Rakocevic (211-97, college: USC) produced a double-double by scoring 16 points and 16 rebounds for lost side. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Guangsha Lions have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain sixth position with 28-20 record. Golden Bulls at the other side keep the third place with ten games lost. Guangsha Lions are looking forward to face Aviators (#8) in Shenzhen in the next round. Golden Bulls will play at home against Sturgeons (#16) and are hoping to win this game.
Leader Guandong Tigers delivered the 45th victory. This time they crushed 10th ranked Aviators (27-22) 114-95 in Dongguan. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international Rui Zhao (196-96) who helped to win the game recording 23 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists. Sonny Weems contributed with 16 points, 8 rebounds and 9 assists for the winners. The former international center Zijie Shen (210-97) replied with a double-double by scoring 20 points, 16 rebounds and 6 blocks for Aviators. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Guandong Tigers (45-5) have an impressive nine-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains first position. Aviators at the other side dropped to the eighth place with 22 games lost. Guandong Tigers will play against Loongs (#15) in Taiyuan in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Aviators will play at home against Guangsha Lions (#6) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Leader Guandong Tigers recorded the 45th victory on Monday night. This time they beat 9th ranked Ducks (26-23) 90-83 in Beijing. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Ducks. Worth to mention a quality performance of Rui Zhao who helped to win the game recording 19 points and 5 assists. At the losing side Justin Hamilton responded with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 10 rebounds. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Guandong Tigers (45-5) have an impressive nine-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains first position. Loser Ducks dropped to the tenth place with 23 games lost. Guandong Tigers will meet at home Loongs (#15) in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Ducks will play against Blue Whales (#11) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
We should mention about the upset which took place in Jinan, where higher ranked Heroes (29-21) lost at home to eleventh ranked Jilin Tigers (27-23) 102-108. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Heroes. The winners were led by Dominique Jones who had that evening a double-double by scoring 50 points (!!!), 13 rebounds and 9 assists. Heroes’ coach rotated eleven players in this game, but that didn’t help. Jilin Tigers have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to ninth place. Heroes at the other side keep the fifth position with 21 games lost. Jilin Tigers’ next round opponent will be higher ranked Eagles (#7) in Qingdao and it may be quite challenging game. Heroes will play on the road against Pioneers in Tianjin and hope to win that game.
The game with biggest result difference took place in Yingkou. Local Flying Leopards (41-9) outscored 19th ranked Monkey Kings (8-42) 112-83 on Sunday night. Kyle Fogg fired 27 points and 4 assists for the winners. 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 maintains second position with 41-9 record having four points less than leader Guangdong ST. Monkey Kings lost third consecutive game. They stay dead last with 42 lost games. Flying Leopards will face Flying Tigers (#4) in Urumqi in the next round. Monkey Kings will play at home against Long-Lions (#14) and hope to win that game.

Rest of the games of round 52 were quite predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
Zhejiang GB. defeated Sichuan BW in Hangzhou 106-101. Sichuan BW beat Shanxi L. at home 107-101. Guangzhou LL lost to Beijing RF on the opponent’s court 91-107. Shenzhen A. managed to outperform Shanghai S. in a home game 113-99. Tianjin recorded a loss to Qingdao E. on the road 122-115. Fujian S. defeated Shanxi L. on its own court 129-111. Beijing D. beat Shanghai S. in a road game 103-96. Jiangsu D. lost to Xinjiang FT at home 98-112.


Sichuan BW – Zhejiang GB. 101-106

There was no surprise in Sichuan where 11th ranked Blue Whales (26-24) were defeated by third ranked Golden Bulls (39-10) 106-101 on Monday. Golden Bulls dominated down low during the game scoring 76 of its points in the paint compared to Blue Whales’ 54 and made 21-of-26 free shots (80.8 percent) during the game. Golden Bulls looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Golden Bulls made 9 blocks. Blue Whales were plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. American-Austrian swingman Sylven Landesberg (198-90, college: Virginia, agency: BeoBasket) fired a double-double by scoring 28 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Point guard Yibo Wang (190-97) chipped in 11 points and 7 assists. U.S. Virgin Islands-American forward Marcus Georges-Hunt (196-94, college: Georgia Tech, agency: Pensack Sports) produced 32 points and 7 rebounds and American point guard Russ Smith (183-91, college: Louisville) added 19 points and 4 assists (made all of his nine free throws !!!) respectively for lost side. Four Golden Bulls and five Blue Whales players scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players in such tough game. Golden Bulls maintains third position with 39-10 record having seven points less than leader Guangdong ST. Loser Blue Whales keep the eleventh place with 24 games lost. Golden Bulls will face Sturgeons (#16) in Jinjiang in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Blue Whales will play on the road against Ducks (#10) in Beijing and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Sichuan BW: G.Marcus 32+7reb+3ast, S.Russ 19+4reb+4ast, Y.Zhenliang 13+2reb, Z.Songwei 11+9reb+4ast, S.Ruoyu 10+2reb+1ast, Y.Tangwen 6+3reb+4ast
Zhejiang GB.: L.Sylven 28+10reb+2ast, W.Yibo 11+3reb+7ast, L.Xiaotian 11+2reb+6ast, N.Maurice 10+4reb, Z.Wang 10+2reb, R.Nick 9+3reb+1ast

gschID: 882888

Shandong H. – Jilin NE T. 102-108

We should mention about the upset which took place in Jinan, where higher ranked Heroes (29-21) lost at home to eleventh ranked Jilin Tigers (27-23) 102-108. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Heroes. Jilin Tigers made 20-of-25 charity shots (80.0 percent) during the game. The winners were led by American guard Dominique Jones (193-88, college: S.Florida) who had that evening a double-double by scoring 50 points (!!!), 13 rebounds and 9 assists and center Ang Lee (208-90) supported him with 14 points. Even 28 points and 8 rebounds (made all of his thirteen free throws !!!) by American forward Troy Gillenwater (205-88, college: NM State) did not help to save the game for Heroes. The former international center HanLin Tao (208-91) added 16 points and 10 rebounds (on 8-of-9 shooting from the field) for lost side. Five Heroes players scored in double figures. Heroes’ coach rotated eleven players in this game, but that didn’t help. Jilin Tigers have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to ninth place. Heroes at the other side keep the fifth position with 21 games lost. Jilin Tigers’ next round opponent will be higher ranked Eagles (#7) in Qingdao and it may be quite challenging game. Heroes will play on the road against Pioneers in Tianjin and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Shandong H.: G.Troy 28+8reb, C.Peidong 18+3reb+3ast, T.HanLin 16+10reb+2ast, J.Cheng 14+3reb, H.Lester 11+4reb+9ast, L.JingYu 5+4reb+2ast
Jilin NE T.: J.Dominique 50+13reb+9ast, L.Ang 14+4reb+1ast, J.Yuxing 12+3reb+1ast, D.Haoran 9+4reb, J.Weize 7+3reb+4ast, Z.Cheng 6+6reb+2ast

gschID: 882884

Sichuan BW – Shanxi L. 107-101

No shocking result in a game in Sichuan where eleventh ranked Blue Whales (26-24) defeated 15th ranked Loongs (17-32) 107-101 on Saturday. However just six-point win is not that big difference and the fans of host team counted on more convincing victory. Blue Whales looked well-organized offensively handing out 31 assists. Loongs were plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. U.S. Virgin Islands-American forward Marcus Georges-Hunt (196-94, college: Georgia Tech, agency: Pensack Sports) fired 35 points (!!!), 7 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Center Yuanyu Li (206-91) chipped in 25 points and 5 rebounds. The former international Shuai Yuan (194-94) produced 28 points and the former international point guard Zhandong Zhou (182-90) added 18 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists respectively for lost side. Four Loongs players scored in double figures. Loongs’ coach let to play ten players, but that didn’t help to avoid defeat in this game. Blue Whales maintains eleventh position with 26-24 record. Loongs lost seventh consecutive game. They keep the fifteenth place with 32 games lost. Blue Whales will face higher ranked Ducks (#10) in Beijing in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Loongs will play on the road against the league’s leader Guandong Tigers (#1) having rather not much hope for a victory.
Top scorers:
Shanxi L.: Y.Shuai 28+2ast, Z.Zhandong 18+5reb+5ast, Y.PengFei 14+3reb+1ast, M.Eric 11+10reb+4ast, Z.Ning 9+7reb+3ast, C.HanJun 9+3reb+2ast
Sichuan BW: G.Marcus 35+7reb+4ast, L.Yuanyu 25+5reb+3ast, H.Shuo 21+4reb+2ast, Y.Tangwen 8+2reb+8ast, H.Hamed 6+10reb+13ast, S.Ruoyu 6+8reb

gschID: 882881

Beijing RF – Guangzhou LL 107-91

Rather expected game in Beijing where 14th ranked Long-Lions (22-29) were defeated by twelfth ranked Royal Fighters (24-26) 107-91 on Sunday. Royal Fighters shot the lights out from three sinking 15 long-distance shots on high 51.7 percentage. American guard Joseph Young (188-92, college: Oregon) fired 49 points (!!!), 8 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. Fan Zhang (194-96) chipped in 24 points and 4 assists. American-Albanian guard Dallas Moore (185-94, college: N.Florida) produced 24 points and 8 assists and Mingzhen Zhu (197-96) added 21 points and 4 steals respectively for lost side. Four Long-Lions players scored in double figures. Long-Lions’ coach let to play eleven players seeing no chance for a win. Royal Fighters maintains twelfth position with 24-26 record. Loser Long-Lions keep the fourteenth place with 29 games lost. Royal Fighters will face Jiangsu Dragons (#18) in Nanjing in the next round where they are favorite. Long-Lions will play on the road against Monkey Kings (#19) in Jiangsu and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Guangzhou LL: M.Dallas 24+3reb+8ast, Z.Mingzhen 21+1reb+2ast, C.Ying-Chun 14+5reb+3ast, Z.Zhun 11+5reb+1ast, H.Isaac 9+10reb+1ast, W.Zhengbo 6+2reb+2ast
Beijing RF: Y.Joseph 49+8reb+5ast, Z.Fan 24+2reb+4ast, S.Yue 11+6reb+3ast, L.Gen 7+1ast, W.Shaojie 6+11reb, Y.Changdong 6+8reb

gschID: 882887

Liaoning FL – Nanjing TX MK 112-83

The game with biggest result difference took place in Yingkou. Local Flying Leopards (41-9) outscored 19th ranked Monkey Kings (8-42) 112-83 on Sunday night. Flying Leopards made 25-of-32 free shots (78.1 percent) during the game. They also forced 28 Monkey Kings turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 27 assists. Monkey Kings were plagued by 27 personal fouls down the stretch. American point guard Kyle Fogg (190-90, college: Arizona) fired 27 points and 4 assists for the winners. The other American import guard OJ Mayo (193-87, college: USC) chipped in 20 points and 4 assists. Five Flying Leopards players scored in double figures. American center Arnett Moultrie (208-90, college: MSU) produced a double-double by scoring 20 points, 12 rebounds and 4 assists and center Shengwei Wan (201-94) added 12 points and 5 assists (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field) respectively for lost side. 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 maintains second position with 41-9 record having four points less than leader Guangdong ST. Monkey Kings lost third consecutive game. They stay dead last with 42 lost games. Flying Leopards will face Flying Tigers (#4) in Urumqi in the next round. Monkey Kings will play at home against Long-Lions (#14) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Nanjing TX MK: M.Arnett 20+12reb+4ast, L.Hongpeng 13+2reb+1ast, W.Shengwei 12+2reb+5ast, X.Wang 9+4ast, H.Yifeng 7+1reb+4ast, W.Ziqi 6+2reb
Liaoning FL: F.Kyle 27+4reb+4ast, M.O.J. 20+3reb+4ast, F.Hao 17+4reb+2ast, H.Dejun 16+6reb+1ast, Z.Jiwei 14+4reb+8ast, Z.Rongzhen 10+8reb+2ast

gschID: 882883

Shenzhen A. – Shanghai S. 113-99

Rather predictable result in Shenzhen where tenth ranked Aviators (27-22) beat 13th ranked Sharks (22-28) 113-99 on Monday. Aviators looked well-organized offensively handing out 27 assists. The former international center Zijie Shen (210-97) fired a double-double by scoring 21 points and 14 rebounds (on 8-of-9 shooting from the field) for the winners. American point guard Kenny Boynton (188-91, college: Florida, agency: Higher Vision Sports) chipped in 18 points, 7 rebounds and 9 assists. American guard Jimmer Fredette (188-89, college: BYU) produced 13 points and 6 assists and center Zong Zan (208-89) added 15 points and 7 rebounds respectively for lost side. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Aviators moved-up to eighth place. Sharks lost third consecutive game. They keep the thirteenth position with 28 games lost. Aviators will face higher ranked Guangsha Lions (#6) in Hangzhou in the next round and it may be quite challenging game.
Top scorers:
Shanghai S.: Z.Zong 15+7reb, D.Marcus 14+5reb+2ast, G.Haowen 13+4reb+4ast, F.Jimmer 13+4reb+6ast, L.Hanchen 12+1reb+3ast, O.Junxuan 11+6reb
Shenzhen A.: S.Zijie 21+14reb+3ast, B.Kenny 18+7reb+9ast, L.Yiwen 16+4reb+4ast, Y.Liang 15+4reb, Y.Linyi 14+2reb+7ast, B.Haotian 13+2reb+2ast

gschID: 882890

Guangdong ST – Shenzhen A. 114-95

Leader Guandong Tigers delivered the 45th victory. This time they crushed 10th ranked Aviators (27-22) 114-95 in Dongguan. Guandong Tigers dominated down low during the game scoring 50 of its points in the paint compared to Aviators’ 30 and made 28-of-34 charity shots (82.4 percent) during the game. They outrebounded Aviators 56-40 including 18 on the offensive glass. Guandong Tigers players were unselfish on offense dishing 24 assists. Aviators were plagued by 28 personal fouls down the stretch. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international Rui Zhao (196-96) who helped to win the game recording 23 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists. American swingman Sonny Weems (198-86, college: Arkansas) contributed with 16 points, 8 rebounds and 9 assists for the winners. The former international center Zijie Shen (210-97) replied with a double-double by scoring 20 points, 16 rebounds and 6 blocks and American point guard Kenny Boynton (188-91, college: Florida, agency: Higher Vision Sports) added 16 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 steals in the effort for Aviators. Five Guandong Tigers and four Aviators players scored in double figures. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Guandong Tigers (45-5) have an impressive nine-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains first position. Aviators at the other side dropped to the eighth place with 22 games lost. Guandong Tigers will play against Loongs (#15) in Taiyuan in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Aviators will play at home against Guangsha Lions (#6) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Shenzhen A.: S.Zijie 20+16reb+1ast, B.Kenny 16+5reb+5ast, G.QuAn 15+7reb+3ast, Y.Linyi 12+1reb+6ast, B.Askia 8+4reb+2ast, L.Yiwen 7+4reb+1ast
Guangdong ST: Z.Rui 23+7reb+7ast, H.Mingxuan 21+4reb+1ast, Z.Peng 16+2reb, W.Sonny 16+8reb+9ast, X.Jie 15+7reb+1ast, R.JunFei 12+8reb+3ast

gschID: 882925

Qingdao E. – Tianjin 122-115

Not a big story in a game in Qingdao where 17th ranked Pioneers (10-40) were defeated by seventh ranked Eagles (28-22) 122-115 on Sunday. Eagles dominated down low during the game scoring 78 of its points in the paint compared to Pioneers’ 54 and made 26-of-33 free shots (78.8 percent) during the game. Eagles forced 22 Pioneers turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 27 assists. Pioneers were plagued by 29 personal fouls down the stretch. Bulgarian-American point guard Darius Adams (188-89, college: Indianapolis) fired 33 points (!!!), 5 assists and 6 steals (made all of his eight free throws) for the winners. American power forward Dakari Johnson (213-95, college: Kentucky) chipped in 24 points and 7 rebounds (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field). Taiwanese guard Tingqian Lin (194-99, college: Bryant) produced 25 points, 6 rebounds and 9 assists (made all of his eight free throws) and guard Deshaui Shi (192-92) added 23 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists respectively for lost side. Four Pioneers players scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Eagles have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain seventh position with 28-22 record. Pioneers lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the seventeenth place with 40 games lost. Eagles will face Jilin Tigers (#9) in Changchun in the next round. Pioneers will play at home against Heroes (#5) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Tianjin: L.Tingqian 25+6reb+9ast, T.Marko 24+5reb+3ast, S.Deshaui 23+6reb+5ast, X.Jin 15+5reb+2ast, M.Zikai 10+4reb+1ast, H.Siyu 8+6reb+4ast
Qingdao E.: A.Darius 33+4reb+5ast, J.Dakari 24+7reb+2ast, S.Yinglun 13+4reb+2ast, W.Qing-Ming 11+3reb+1ast, Z.Cheng-Yu 10+3ast, Z.Dapeng 9+4reb+5ast

gschID: 882886

Fujian S. – Shanxi L. 129-111

We could consider it a predictable result in the game between close teams in Jinjiang where sixteenth ranked Sturgeons (11-38) won against 15th ranked Loongs (17-32) 129-111 on Monday. Sturgeons made 22-of-25 free shots (88.0 percent) during the game. They shot the lights out from three sinking 17 long-distance shots on high 53.1 percentage. Sturgeons looked well-organized offensively handing out 26 assists. American point guard Trae Golden (189-91, college: Georgia Tech, agency: Network Sports International) fired a double-double by scoring 50 points (!!!), 7 rebounds and 10 assists (made all of his seven free throws) for the winners. The former international center Zhelin Wang (213-94) chipped in 25 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists. American forward Eric Moreland (208-91, college: Oregon St.) produced a double-double by scoring 17 points and 12 rebounds and center PengFei Yan (211-93) added 21 points and 7 rebounds respectively for lost side. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Sturgeons maintains sixteenth position with 11-38 record. Loongs lost seventh consecutive game. They keep the fifteenth place with 32 games lost. Sturgeons will face higher ranked Golden Bulls (#3) in Hangzhou in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game.
Top scorers:
Shanxi L.: Y.PengFei 21+7reb, M.Eric 17+12reb+2ast, Z.Zhandong 15+2reb+4ast, Z.Ning 15+2reb+2ast, Z.Xu 11+6reb+2ast, H.Peiyu 9+4reb
Fujian S.: G.Trae 50+7reb+10ast, W.Zhelin 25+9reb+4ast, H.YiChao 17+3reb+2ast, L.Jianghuai 11+1reb+6ast, S.Zhe 10+9reb, L.Chen 9+3reb+1ast

gschID: 882891

Beijing D. – Guangdong ST 83-90

Leader Guandong Tigers recorded the 45th victory on Monday night. This time they beat 9th ranked Ducks (26-23) 90-83 in Beijing. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Ducks. Guandong Tigers shot 31 for 44 from the free-throw line, while Ducks only scored fifteen points from the stripe. They outrebounded Ducks 42-31 including 33 on the defensive glass. Worth to mention a quality performance of the former international Rui Zhao (196-96) who helped to win the game recording 19 points and 5 assists and the former international point guard Mingxuan Hu (191-98) who added 18 points and 4 steals during the contest. At the losing side Croatian-American center Justin Hamilton (213-90, college: LSU) responded with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 10 rebounds and American point guard Jonathan Gibson (188-87, college: NM State) scored 14 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Guandong Tigers (45-5) have an impressive nine-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains first position. Loser Ducks dropped to the tenth place with 23 games lost. Guandong Tigers will meet at home Loongs (#15) in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Ducks will play against Blue Whales (#11) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Beijing D.: H.Justin 18+10reb+1ast, F.Ziming 15+4reb+1ast, W.Xiaohui 15+3reb, G.Jonathan 14+5reb+4ast, L.XiaoYu 7+1reb+4ast, Z.YanXi 6+2reb+2ast
Guangdong ST: Z.Rui 19+3reb+5ast, H.Mingxuan 18+4reb+2ast, R.JunFei 12+4reb, Z.Peng 11+8reb+3ast, W.Xinkai 9+6reb, W.Sonny 8+1reb+2ast

gschID: 882889

Zhejiang GB. – Guangsha L. 93-104

The most interesting game was a derby match between two local teams from Hangzhou: Guangsha Lions (#6) and Golden Bulls (#3). Golden Bulls were defeated at home 93-104 and even the fact of playing on their own court did not help. Guangsha Lions made 27-of-34 free shots (79.4 percent) during the game. Guangsha Lions had a 32-19 advantage in offensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. 32 personal fouls committed by Golden Bulls helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The former international center Jinqiu Hu (210-97) fired a double-double by scoring 24 points and 13 rebounds for the winners. The former international Yanhao Zhao (194-97) chipped in 33 points (!!!). Serbian-American forward Nick Rakocevic (211-97, college: USC) produced a double-double by scoring 16 points and 16 rebounds and point guard Yibo Wang (190-97) added 19 points and 4 assists respectively for lost side. Five Golden Bulls players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Guangsha Lions have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain sixth position with 28-20 record. Golden Bulls at the other side keep the third place with ten games lost. Guangsha Lions are looking forward to face Aviators (#8) in Shenzhen in the next round. Golden Bulls will play at home against Sturgeons (#16) and are hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
Zhejiang GB.: W.Yibo 19+2reb+4ast, R.Nick 16+16reb+1ast, C.Shuaipeng 14+6reb+2ast, L.Xiaotian 13+4reb+1ast, Z.Xuhang 10+1reb+2ast, L.Sylven 10+1reb
Guangsha L.: Z.Yanhao 33+3reb+2ast, H.Jinqiu 24+13reb+2ast, S.Minghui 17+6reb+10ast, L.Jinglong 10+1ast, W.Xiao 7+9reb, X.Feng 7+6reb+3ast

gschID: 882882

Shanghai S. – Beijing D. 96-103

There was no surprise in Shanghai where 13th ranked Sharks (22-28) were defeated by ninth ranked Ducks (26-23) 103-96 on Saturday. Ducks made 16-of-21 free shots (76.2 percent) during the game. Sharks were plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. American point guard Jonathan Gibson (188-87, college: NM State) fired 46 points (!!!), 6 rebounds and 7 assists for the winners. Croatian-American center Justin Hamilton (213-90, college: LSU) chipped in 18 points. Ducks’ coach Simone Pianigiani used an eleven-player rotation and allowed the starting five to get some rest. American guard Marcus Denmon (191-90, college: Missouri, agency: BeoBasket) produced 37 points (!!!) and 4 assists and the former international Mingxin Ju (200-93) added 20 points respectively for lost side. Despite that victory Ducks went down to tenth position due to points difference. Sharks lost third consecutive game. They keep the thirteenth place with 28 games lost. Ducks will face Blue Whales (#11) in Sichuan in the next round.
Top scorers:
Shanghai S.: D.Marcus 37+3reb+4ast, J.Mingxin 20+4reb+3ast, Z.Zong 15+6reb+1ast, G.Haowen 7+3reb+5ast, L.Hanchen 7, L.Zheng 3+3reb+7ast
Beijing D.: G.Jonathan 46+6reb+7ast, H.Justin 18+3reb, F.Shuo 10+4ast, M.Lei 7+3reb, Z.YanXi 6+1reb, F.Ziming 5+7reb

gschID: 882924

Jiangsu D. – Xinjiang FT 98-112

No shocking result in a game in Nanjing where fourth ranked Flying Tigers (34-16) defeated 18th ranked Jiangsu Dragons (8-42) 112-98 on Sunday. Flying Tigers dominated down low during the game scoring 64 of its points in the paint compared to Jiangsu Dragons’ 44. They outrebounded Jiangsu Dragons 49-32 including 34 on the defensive glass. Flying Tigers looked well-organized offensively handing out 28 assists. Jiangsu Dragons were plagued by 29 personal fouls down the stretch. Lithuanian power forward Donatas Motiejunas (213-90) fired a double-double by scoring 22 points, 12 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. The former international center Qi Zhou (217-96) chipped in 25 points and 6 rebounds. American guard Dezmine Wells (196-92, college: Maryland) produced 38 points (!!!) and swingman Rongqi Huang (189-99) added 16 points, 7 rebounds, 7 assists and 4 steals respectively for lost side. Four Jiangsu Dragons players scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Flying Tigers have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain fourth position with 34-16 record. Jiangsu Dragons lost ninth consecutive game. They keep the eighteenth place with 42 games lost. Flying Tigers will face league’s second-placed Flying Leopards in Yingkou in the next round and it may be the game of the week. Jiangsu Dragons will play on the road against Royal Fighters (#12) in Beijing and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Jiangsu D.: W.Dezmine 38+4reb+2ast, H.Rongqi 16+7reb+7ast, S.Xin 11+5reb, Z.Qilong 10+3reb+2ast, Z.Xiran 8+1reb+5ast, L.Jinting 4+3reb
Xinjiang FT: Z.Qi 25+6reb+1ast, M.Donatas 22+12reb+4ast, Z.LingXu 14+1reb+5ast, B.Lutu 8+8reb+1ast, Y.Dehao 8+5reb+7ast, C.Ian 8+7reb+3ast

gschID: 882885

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