Maurice Ndour

Maurice Ndour



Here is the last round review presented by ESL.

The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of top-ranked Guandong Tigers (46-6) in Dongguan on Sunday night. Hosts were rolled over by third ranked Golden Bulls (40-11) 105-81. It ended at the same time the ten-game winning streak of Guandong Tigers. Golden Bulls dominated down low during the game scoring 60 of its points in the paint compared to Guandong Tigers’ 40. Golden Bulls forced 24 Guandong Tigers turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 26 assists. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Golden Bulls made 7 blocks. 26 personal fouls committed by Guandong Tigers helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Senegalese Maurice Ndour (205-92, college: Ohio) scored 23 points and 8 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and center Junhao Lai (206-95) chipped in 16 points and 7 rebounds during the contest. The best for the losing side was the former international Rui Zhao (196-96) with 12 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists. Guandong Tigers’ coach gave up on the game allowing to play twelve players seeing no chance for a win. Golden Bulls maintains third position with 40-11 record having seven points less than leader Guangdong ST. Defending champion Guandong Tigers still keep top place with six games lost. Golden Bulls are looking forward to face Sharks (#14) in Shanghai in the next round which should be another easy win for them. Guandong Tigers will have a break next round.
An interesting game took place in Jinjiang where higher ranked Aviators (28-23) were upset on the court of sixteenth ranked Sturgeons (13-38) 118-104. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Aviators. American point guard Trae Golden (189-91, college: Georgia Tech, agency: Network Sports International) notched a triple-double by scoring 41 points (!!!), 10 rebounds and 11 assists (went 8 for 8 at the free throw line) to lead the effort and Zhelin Wang supported him with 29 points and 13 rebounds. Even 15 points, 8 rebounds and 8 assists by American point guard Kenny Boynton (188-91, college: Florida, agency: Higher Vision Sports) did not help to save the game for Aviators. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Sturgeons have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain sixteenth position with 13-38 record. Aviators at the other side keep the eighth place with 23 games lost. Sturgeons will play against higher ranked Ducks (#9) in Beijing in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Aviators will play on the road against Blue Whales in Sichuan and hope to get back on the winning track.
An interesting game took place in Changchun where 10th ranked Jilin Tigers (27-26) were upset on its own court by thirteenth ranked Long-Lions (26-30) 103-85 on Saturday. The best player for the winners was Dallas Moore who had a double-double by scoring 32 points, 5 rebounds and 10 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was JinMing Cui who recorded 29 points, 9 rebounds and 7 assists. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Long-Lions have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to twelfth place. Jilin Tigers lost third consecutive game. They keep the tenth position with 26 games lost. Long-Lions will meet higher ranked Flying Tigers (#4) in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Jilin Tigers will play against Jiangsu Dragons (#19) in Nanjing and hope to secure a win.
Sixth ranked Guangsha Lions (28-20) crushed at home 9th ranked Ducks (27-24) by 24 points 107-83, which is the biggest margin this round. It was a good game for Kay Felder who led his team to a victory with 18 points, 8 rebounds and 9 assists. 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 have a solid three-game winning streak. Despite that victory Guangsha Lions went down to seventh position due to points difference. Ducks at the other side keep the ninth place with 24 games lost. Guangsha Lions’ next round opponent will be Loongs (#15) in Taiyuan and are hoping to win another game. Ducks will play at home against Sturgeons (#16) and hope to win that game.

There were no shocking results in the other games in round 54: Qingdao E. won against Nanjing TX MK on the opponent’s court 117-101. Shanxi L. managed to outperform Shanghai S. in a home game 102-93. Beijing RF recorded a loss to Liaoning FL on the road 107-99. Bottom-ranked Jiangsu D. was defeated by Tianjin on its own court 94-98. Shandong H. beat Xinjiang FT in Jinan 114-98.


Nanjing TX MK – Qingdao E. 101-117

Very expected game in Jiangsu where 18th ranked Monkey Kings (9-44) were defeated by sixth ranked Eagles (31-22) 117-101. Eagles had a 37-25 advantage in offensive rebounds. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists. 35 personal fouls committed by Monkey Kings helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a good game for American power forward Dakari Johnson (213-95, college: Kentucky) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 35 points (!!!) and 20 rebounds. Taiwanese point guard Weihan Lin (180-90) contributed with 12 points and 5 assists for the winners. Four Eagles players scored in double figures. The former international point guard Tal Co (191-91) replied with a double-double by scoring 35 points (!!!), 8 rebounds and 12 assists and American center Arnett Moultrie (208-90, college: MSU) added 22 points and 12 rebounds in the effort for Monkey Kings. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Eagles have an impressive seven-game winning streak. They maintain sixth position with 31-22 record. Monkey Kings at the other side keep the eighteenth place with 44 games lost. Eagles’ next round opponent will be Royal Fighters (#13) in Beijing and are hoping to win another game. Monkey Kings will play on the road against Heroes (#5) in Jinan and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Nanjing TX MK: C.Tal 35+8reb+12ast, M.Arnett 22+12reb+2ast, H.Shigan 13+1reb, X.Wang 7+4reb+2ast, H.Qiaowen 7+5reb+3ast, W.Shengwei 6+4reb+1ast
Qingdao E.: J.Dakari 35+20reb+2ast, H.Zhonghua 14+2reb+2ast, Z.Cheng-Yu 14+1reb+1ast, L.Weihan 12+2reb+5ast, Z.Dapeng 11+2ast, L.Chuanxing 10+6reb

gschID: 882908

Shanxi L. – Shanghai S. 102-93

We could consider it a predictable result in the game between close teams in Taiyuan where fifteenth ranked Loongs (18-33) defeated 14th ranked Sharks (22-29) 102-93. Loongs dominated down low during the game scoring 60 of its points in the paint compared to Sharks’ 36. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 24 assists. 29 personal fouls committed by Sharks helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a good game for American forward Eric Moreland (208-91, college: Oregon St.) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 23 points and 14 rebounds (on 10-of-12 shooting from the field). Center ZhaoBao Ge (213-92) contributed with a double-double by scoring 24 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. The former international guard Haowen Guo (201-0, agency: Wasserman) replied with 30 points and 5 rebounds and center Zong Zan (208-89) added 13 points and 10 rebounds in the effort for Sharks. Five Sharks players scored in double figures. Sharks’ coach rotated eleven players in this game, but that didn’t help. Loongs maintains fifteenth position with 18-33 record. Sharks lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the fourteenth place with 29 games lost. Loongs’ next round opponent will be higher ranked Guangsha Lions (#7) in Hangzhou and they do not belong to the favorites in that game.
Top scorers:
Shanghai S.: G.Haowen 30+5reb+3ast, D.Marcus 15+4reb+1ast, F.Jimmer 14+2reb+7ast, Z.Zong 13+10reb+1ast, D.Hanlin 10+6reb+1ast, O.Junxuan 4+5reb
Shanxi L.: Y.Shuai 33+1reb+4ast, G.ZhaoBao 24+10reb+4ast, M.Eric 23+14reb+3ast, L.Guancen 7+6reb+2ast, Y.PengFei 6+8reb+1ast, Z.Ning 4+2ast

gschID: 882906

Guangsha L. – Beijing D. 107-83

Sixth ranked Guangsha Lions (28-20) crushed at home 9th ranked Ducks (27-24) by 24 points 107-83, which is the biggest margin this round. Guangsha Lions outrebounded Ducks 41-26 including 28 on the defensive glass. They shot the lights out from three nailing 14 long-distance shots on high 60.9 percentage. Guangsha Lions players were unselfish on offense dishing 28 assists. 29 personal fouls committed by Ducks helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a good game for American point guard Kay Felder (175-95, college: Oakland) who led his team to a victory with 18 points, 8 rebounds and 9 assists. Point guard Minghui Sun (187-96) contributed with a double-double by scoring 20 points and 10 assists for the winners. Five Guangsha Lions players scored in double figures. American swingman Jordan McRae (197-91, college: Tennessee) replied with 24 points and his fellow American import point guard Jonathan Gibson (188-87, college: NM State) added 19 points in the effort for Ducks. 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 have a solid three-game winning streak. Despite that victory Guangsha Lions went down to seventh position due to points difference. Ducks at the other side keep the ninth place with 24 games lost. Guangsha Lions’ next round opponent will be Loongs (#15) in Taiyuan and are hoping to win another game. Ducks will play at home against Sturgeons (#16) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Beijing D.: M.Jordan 24+3reb+2ast, G.Jonathan 19+2reb+2ast, F.Ziming 12+4reb, L.MuHao 8+2reb, C.Lin 5+3reb+1ast, Z.Cairen 4+1reb+1ast
Guangsha L.: H.Jinqiu 23+5reb, S.Minghui 20+1reb+10ast, F.Kay 18+8reb+9ast, Z.Yanhao 16+4reb+4ast, X.Feng 12+3reb+1ast, X.ZhongHao 7+5reb+1ast

gschID: 882907

Liaoning FL – Beijing RF 107-99

Not a big story in a game in Yingkou where 13th ranked Royal Fighters (25-28) were defeated by second ranked Flying Leopards (44-9) 107-99. Flying Leopards made 19-of-25 charity shots (76.0 percent) during the game. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 21 assists. 29 personal fouls committed by Royal Fighters helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a good game for the former international center Dejun Han (215-89) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 19 points and 18 rebounds. American point guard Kyle Fogg (190-90, college: Arizona) contributed with 28 points for the winners. Five Flying Leopards players scored in double figures. Flying Leopards’ coach Ming Yang used entire bench and allowed the starting five to get some rest. American guard Joseph Young (188-92, college: Oregon) replied with 45 points (!!!), 8 rebounds and 8 assists and Fan Zhang (194-96) added 14 points in the effort for Royal Fighters. Flying Leopards have an impressive five-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 44-9 record having just one point less than leader Guangdong ST. Royal Fighters at the other side keep the thirteenth place with 28 games lost. Flying Leopards’ next round opponent will be Pioneers (#17) in Tianjin which should be an easy win for them. Royal Fighters will play on the road against Eagles (#6) in Qingdao and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Beijing RF: Y.Joseph 45+8reb+8ast, Z.Fan 14+4reb+1ast, W.Yucheng 8+6reb, Y.Changdong 8+5reb, L.Gen 8+1ast, W.Shaojie 7+6reb+2ast
Liaoning FL: F.Kyle 28+4reb+2ast, H.Dejun 19+18reb+1ast, C.Minchen 14+4reb, Z.Zhenlin 12+7reb+2ast, W.Changze 11+3reb, M.O.J. 10+2reb

gschID: 882913

Fujian S. – Shenzhen A. 118-104

An interesting game took place in Jinjiang where higher ranked Aviators (28-23) were upset on the court of sixteenth ranked Sturgeons (13-38) 118-104. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Aviators. Sturgeons made 22-of-26 charity shots (84.6 percent) during the game. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 21 assists. Aviators were plagued by 27 personal fouls down the stretch. American point guard Trae Golden (189-91, college: Georgia Tech, agency: Network Sports International) notched a triple-double by scoring 41 points (!!!), 10 rebounds and 11 assists (went 8 for 8 at the free throw line) to lead the effort and the former international center Zhelin Wang (213-94) supported him with 29 points and 13 rebounds. Even 15 points, 8 rebounds and 8 assists by American point guard Kenny Boynton (188-91, college: Florida, agency: Higher Vision Sports) did not help to save the game for Aviators. Liang Yu (205-86) added 18 points. 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. Sturgeons have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain sixteenth position with 13-38 record. Aviators at the other side keep the eighth place with 23 games lost. Sturgeons will play against higher ranked Ducks (#9) in Beijing in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Aviators will play on the road against Blue Whales in Sichuan and hope to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Shenzhen A.: Y.Liang 18+3reb+3ast, B.Kenny 15+8reb+8ast, Z.Yiming 13+2reb, L.Yiwen 12+3reb+1ast, H.Xining 12+5reb+1ast, Y.Linyi 10+4reb+2ast
Fujian S.: G.Trae 41+10reb+11ast, W.Zhelin 29+13reb, L.Chen 16+5reb+3ast, H.YiChao 15+1ast, X.Liu 6+4reb+3ast, L.Jianghuai 5+7reb+2ast

gschID: 882910

Guangdong ST – Zhejiang GB. 81-105

The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of top-ranked Guandong Tigers (46-6) in Dongguan on Sunday night. Hosts were rolled over by third ranked Golden Bulls (40-11) 105-81. It ended at the same time the ten-game winning streak of Guandong Tigers. Golden Bulls dominated down low during the game scoring 60 of its points in the paint compared to Guandong Tigers’ 40. Golden Bulls forced 24 Guandong Tigers turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 26 assists. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Golden Bulls made 7 blocks. 26 personal fouls committed by Guandong Tigers helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Senegalese Maurice Ndour (205-92, college: Ohio) scored 23 points and 8 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and center Junhao Lai (206-95) chipped in 16 points and 7 rebounds during the contest. The best for the losing side was the former international Rui Zhao (196-96) with 12 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists and the former international point guard Mingxuan Hu (191-98) scored 13 points and 6 assists. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Guandong Tigers’ coach gave up on the game allowing to play twelve players seeing no chance for a win. Golden Bulls maintains third position with 40-11 record having seven points less than leader Guangdong ST. Defending champion Guandong Tigers still keep top place with six games lost. Golden Bulls are looking forward to face Sharks (#14) in Shanghai in the next round which should be another easy win for them. Guandong Tigers will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
Guangdong ST: T.Jason 15+3reb, H.Mingxuan 13+3reb+6ast, Z.Rui 12+6reb+4ast, Z.Haojia 11+4reb, Z.Hao 6+1reb, W.Xinkai 6+3reb+1ast
Zhejiang GB.: N.Maurice 23+8reb+2ast, L.Junhao 16+7reb+1ast, Z.Liu 15+6reb+1ast, W.Yibo 14+2reb+3ast, Z.Shi 14+3reb+2ast, R.Nick 8+9reb+1ast

gschID: 882914

Jilin NE T. – Guangzhou LL 85-103

An interesting game took place in Changchun where 10th ranked Jilin Tigers (27-26) were upset on its own court by thirteenth ranked Long-Lions (26-30) 103-85 on Saturday. Long-Lions made 17-of-22 free shots (77.3 percent) during the game. Long-Lions outrebounded Jilin Tigers 55-31 including a 41-23 advantage in defensive rebounds. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Long-Lions made 7 blocks. The best player for the winners was American-Albanian guard Dallas Moore (185-94, college: N.Florida) who had a double-double by scoring 32 points, 5 rebounds and 10 assists. Center Ha Si (218-95) chipped in a double-double by scoring 13 points, 14 rebounds and 5 blocks (went 7 for 7 at the free throw line). Five Long-Lions players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was the former international point guard JinMing Cui (193-92) who recorded 29 points, 9 rebounds and 7 assists and point guard Weize Jiang (182-0) added 15 points and 5 assists respectively. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Long-Lions have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to twelfth place. Jilin Tigers lost third consecutive game. They keep the tenth position with 26 games lost. Long-Lions will meet higher ranked Flying Tigers (#4) in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Jilin Tigers will play against Jiangsu Dragons (#19) in Nanjing and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Jilin NE T.: C.JinMing 29+9reb+7ast, J.Weize 15+2reb+5ast, Z.Biao 13+3ast, Z.Cheng 9+3reb+2ast, L.Tianyi 6+3reb+1ast, D.Haoran 6+3reb
Guangzhou LL: M.Dallas 32+5reb+10ast, Z.Zhun 21+5reb, S.Ha 13+14reb+1ast, Z.Yanman 10+13reb, T.Yuheng 10+5reb+3ast, Y.TianYi 8+4reb+5ast

gschID: 882909

Jiangsu D. – Tianjin 94-98

Everything went according to plan in Nanjing where seventeenth ranked Pioneers (11-42) beat bottom-ranked Jiangsu Dragons (8-45) 98-94. Pioneers dominated down low during the game scoring 58 of its points in the paint compared to Jiangsu Dragons’ 36. Pioneers forced 21 Jiangsu Dragons turnovers. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 25 assists. 27 personal fouls committed by Jiangsu Dragons helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a good game for Montenegrin forward Marko Todorovic (210-92) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 36 points (!!!), 11 rebounds and 7 assists. Taiwanese guard Tingqian Lin (194-99, college: Bryant) contributed with 15 points and 5 assists for the winners. American guard Dezmine Wells (196-92, college: Maryland) replied with 43 points (!!!), 5 rebounds, 4 assists and 5 steals (went 12 for 12 at the free throw line !!!) and center Haoran Jiang (206-0) added 14 points and 8 rebounds in the effort for Jiangsu Dragons. Both coaches allowed to play bench players in such tough game. Pioneers maintains seventeenth position with 11-42 record. Jiangsu Dragons lost twelfth consecutive game. They stay dead last with 45 lost games. Pioneers’ next round opponent will be league’s second-placed Flying Leopards in Yingkou and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Jiangsu Dragons will play at home against Jilin Tigers (#10) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Jiangsu D.: W.Dezmine 43+5reb+4ast, J.Haoran 14+8reb+1ast, Z.Qilong 12+6reb+1ast, X.Mengjun 8+6reb, S.Hongfei 7+5reb+6ast, L.Jinting 5+1reb
Tianjin: T.Marko 36+11reb+7ast, L.Tingqian 15+2reb+5ast, M.Zikai 10+1reb+1ast, S.Deshaui 10+1reb, H.Siyu 9+2reb+1ast, X.Jin 7+12reb+2ast

gschID: 882911

Xinjiang FT – Shandong H. 98-114

We cannot really consider it an upset in the game between close teams in Urumqi where one of their biggest challengers Flying Tigers (34-19) were defeated by fifth ranked Heroes (32-21) 114-98. They made 18-of-21 charity shots (85.7 percent) during the game. Heroes outrebounded Flying Tigers 50-30 including a 33-20 advantage in defensive rebounds. They shot the lights out from three nailing 16 long-distance shots on high 57.1 percentage. Heroes players were unselfish on offense dishing 23 assists. It was a good game for American Lester Hudson (190-84, college: UT Martin) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 26 points and 11 rebounds. The other American import forward Troy Gillenwater (205-88, college: NM State) contributed with 32 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. The former international Abudurexiti Abudushalamu (203-96) replied with 18 points and 8 rebounds and American guard Ian Clark (190-91, college: Belmont) added 15 points in the effort for Flying Tigers. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Heroes have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain fifth position with 32-21 record. Flying Tigers lost third consecutive game. They keep the fourth place with 19 games lost. Heroes’ next round opponent will be Monkey Kings (#18) in Jiangsu which should be an easy win for them. Flying Tigers will play at home against Long-Lions (#12) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Xinjiang FT: A.Abudurexiti 18+8reb+3ast, C.Ian 15+3reb+2ast, Q.Lin 14+2reb, B.Lutu 11+1reb, T.Caiyu 11+3reb+2ast, Z.LingXu 8+1reb+9ast
Shandong H.: G.Troy 32+6reb, H.Lester 26+11reb+3ast, C.Peidong 14+6reb+1ast, J.Haolong 10+10reb+2ast, H.Peizuo 9+4reb+2ast, W.Ruheng 8+3reb+13ast

gschID: 882912

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