Eric Moreland

Eric Moreland



Here is the last round review presented by ESL.

The most exciting game of round 55 in the CBA took place in Hangzhou. This derby game ended with only two-point home defeat of higher ranked Guangsha Lions (30-22) to fifteenth ranked Loongs (19-33) 102-100 on Monday evening. It was quite big embarassment for the home team. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Guangsha Lions. Loongs made 18-of-23 free shots (78.3 percent) during the game. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 30 assists. American forward Eric Moreland (208-91, college: Oregon St.) fired a double-double by scoring 10 points, 15 rebounds and 9 assists for the winners. Center ZhaoBao Ge (213-92) chipped in 21 points. The former international center Jinqiu Hu (210-97) produced a double-double by scoring 29 points and 18 rebounds for lost side. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Loongs maintains fifteenth place with 19-33 record. Guangsha Lions at the other side dropped to the eighth position with 22 games lost.
We should mention about the upset which took place in Urumqi, where 4th placed Flying Tigers (34-20) lost at home to eleventh ranked Long-Lions (25-29) 94-105. Worth to mention a great performance of American-Albanian guard Dallas Moore (185-94, college: N.Florida) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 34 points (!!!) and 11 assists (made all of his seven free throws). Ha Si contributed with 20 points and 12 rebounds for the winners. American guard Ian Clark (190-91, college: Belmont) answered with 26 points and 8 assists for Flying Tigers. Both coaches tested many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Long-Lions maintains eleventh place with 25-29 record, which they share with Beijing RF. Flying Tigers lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the fourth position with 20 games lost.
The game with biggest result difference took place in Beijing. Local Ducks (28-24) outscored 16th ranked Sturgeons (13-39) 125-92 on Monday night. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Sturgeons. Worth to mention a quality performance of Jordan McRae who helped to win the game recording 25 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. At the losing side Trae Golden responded with 33 points (!!!) 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. Ducks maintains ninth place with 28-24 record. Loser Sturgeons keep the sixteenth position with 39 games lost.

Other games of round 55 were quite predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
Zhejiang GB. defeated Shanghai S. in Hangzhou 113-103. Tianjin was beaten by Liaoning FL at home 106-114. Beijing RF lost to Qingdao E. on the opponent’s court 99-106. Sichuan BW unfortunately lost to Shenzhen A. in a home game 108-115. Nanjing TX MK recorded a loss to Shandong H. on the road 106-114. Bottom-ranked Jiangsu D. was defeated by Jilin NE T. on its own court 94-111.
The best stats of 55th round was 42 points (!!!) and 11 rebounds by Troy Gillenwater of Shandong H..


Guangsha L. – Shanxi L. 100-102

The most exciting game of round 55 in the CBA took place in Hangzhou. This derby game ended with only two-point home defeat of higher ranked Guangsha Lions (30-22) to fifteenth ranked Loongs (19-33) 102-100 on Monday evening. It was quite big embarassment for the home team. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Guangsha Lions. Loongs made 18-of-23 free shots (78.3 percent) during the game. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 30 assists. American forward Eric Moreland (208-91, college: Oregon St.) fired a double-double by scoring 10 points, 15 rebounds and 9 assists for the winners. Center ZhaoBao Ge (213-92) chipped in 21 points. The former international center Jinqiu Hu (210-97) produced a double-double by scoring 29 points and 18 rebounds and point guard Minghui Sun (187-96) added 24 points, 5 rebounds, 8 assists and 4 steals respectively for lost side. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Loongs maintains fifteenth place with 19-33 record. Guangsha Lions at the other side dropped to the eighth position with 22 games lost.
Top scorers:
Guangsha L.: H.Jinqiu 29+18reb+1ast, S.Minghui 24+5reb+8ast, F.Kay 16+1reb+6ast, X.ZhongHao 14+8reb+1ast, Z.Yanhao 12+2reb+3ast, Z.Junlong 3+5reb+2ast
Shanxi L.: G.ZhaoBao 21+2reb+3ast, Y.Shuai 17+3reb+1ast, Z.Ning 17+2reb+2ast, Y.PengFei 12+9reb+1ast, M.Eric 10+15reb+9ast, X.Yimin 9+1reb+6ast

gschID: 882916

Shanghai S. – Zhejiang GB. 103-113

There was no surprise in Shanghai where 14th ranked Sharks (22-30) were defeated by third ranked Golden Bulls (41-11) 113-103 on Tuesday. Golden Bulls outrebounded Sharks 46-33 including 32 on the defensive glass. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 29 assists. It was a great evening for American-Austrian swingman Sylven Landesberg (198-90, college: Virginia, agency: BeoBasket) who led his team to a victory scoring 18 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists. Forward Xuhang Zhu (206-93) helped adding 16 points and 7 rebounds. At the losing side American guard Jimmer Fredette (188-89, college: BYU) responded with 32 points, 7 assists and 5 steals (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field) and center Zong Zan (208-89) scored 16 points and 6 rebounds. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Golden Bulls maintains third place with 41-11 record having five points less than leader Guangdong ST. Sharks lost fifth consecutive game. They keep the fourteenth position with 30 games lost.
Top scorers:
Shanghai S.: F.Jimmer 32+2reb+7ast, Z.Zong 16+6reb, O.Junxuan 13+4reb, H.Zhongda 12+6reb+1ast, D.Marcus 10+3reb+6ast, G.Haowen 9+6reb+4ast
Zhejiang GB.: L.Sylven 18+6reb+6ast, Z.Xuhang 16+7reb+1ast, W.Lu 12+1reb+1ast, Z.Dayu 12+5reb+1ast, W.Qian 10+1reb+11ast, Z.Liu 9+4reb

gschID: 882920

Tianjin – Liaoning FL 106-114

No shocking result in a game in Tianjin where second ranked Flying Leopards (45-9) defeated 17th ranked Pioneers (11-43) 114-106 on Tuesday. Flying Leopards made 23-of-26 free shots (88.5 percent) during the game. Flying Leopards outrebounded Pioneers 58-41 including a 25-14 advantage in offensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 27 assists. It was a great evening for the former international Ailun Guo (188-93) who led his team to a victory scoring 22 points and 5 assists. The former international center Rongzhen Zhu (218-99) helped adding 18 points and 7 rebounds. At the losing side American swingman DMontre Edwards (199-92, college: Tennessee) responded with a double-double by scoring 13 points and 13 rebounds and the other American import swingman CJ Trotter (192-88, college: S.Indiana) scored 16 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Flying Leopards have an impressive series of six victories in a row. They maintain second place with 45-9 record behind leader Guangdong ST. Loser Pioneers keep the seventeenth position with 43 games lost.
Top scorers:
Tianjin: S.Deshaui 17+3reb+7ast, T.CJ 16+7reb+5ast, E.D’Montre 13+13reb+3ast, X.Jin 12+4reb+1ast, Y.Tian 10+4reb+1ast, L.Wei 10+2reb
Liaoning FL: G.Ailun 22+2reb+5ast, Z.Rongzhen 18+7reb+1ast, C.Minchen 16+4reb+1ast, M.O.J. 13+5reb+1ast, F.Hao 12+7reb+2ast, Z.Jiwei 11+4reb+3ast

gschID: 882919

Qingdao E. – Beijing RF 106-99

Very expected game in Qingdao where 13th ranked Royal Fighters (25-29) were defeated by sixth ranked Eagles (32-22) 106-99 on Tuesday. It was a great evening for Bulgarian-American point guard Darius Adams (188-89, college: Indianapolis) who led his team to a victory scoring 29 points and 8 rebounds. American power forward Dakari Johnson (213-95, college: Kentucky) helped adding 18 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists. Four Eagles players scored in double figures. At the losing side American guard Joseph Young (188-92, college: Oregon) responded with 53 points (!!!), 6 rebounds and 6 assists and Fan Zhang (194-96) scored 20 points and 7 rebounds. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Eagles have an impressive series of eight victories in a row. They maintain sixth place with 32-22 record. Loser Royal Fighters dropped to the eleventh position with 29 games lost. They share it with Guangzhou LL.
Top scorers:
Beijing RF: Y.Joseph 53+6reb+6ast, Z.Fan 20+7reb+1ast, Z.Yuchen 11+14reb+1ast, W.Shaojie 6+6reb, L.Gen 3+1reb+1ast, S.TongLin 2+3reb+2ast
Qingdao E.: A.Darius 29+8reb+2ast, Z.TaiLong 19, J.Dakari 18+11reb+4ast, Z.Dapeng 12+2reb+1ast, L.Chuanxing 9+17reb+2ast, L.Weihan 7+2reb+4ast

gschID: 882922

Sichuan BW – Shenzhen A. 108-115

Rather predictable result in Sichuan where eighth ranked Aviators (29-23) beat 11th ranked Blue Whales (26-26) 115-108 on Monday. Aviators shot the lights out from three sinking 15 long-distance shots on high 55.6 percentage. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 24 assists. It was a great evening for American guard Askia Booker (186-93, college: Colorado) who led his team to a victory scoring 30 points and 7 assists. His fellow American import point guard Kenny Boynton (188-91, college: Florida, agency: Higher Vision Sports) helped adding 23 points and 7 assists. At the losing side Iranian center Hamed Haddadi (218-85, agency: BIG) responded with a double-double by scoring 13 points, 20 rebounds and 9 assists and the former international point guard Shuo Han (196-86) scored 24 points. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Aviators moved-up to seventh place. Blue Whales lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the twelfth position with 26 games lost.
Top scorers:
Sichuan BW: H.Shuo 24+4reb+3ast, G.Marcus 22+4reb+4ast, H.Hamed 13+20reb+9ast, C.Chen 12+4reb+2ast, Y.Tangwen 11+1reb+3ast, J.Hanyi 8+2reb
Shenzhen A.: B.Askia 30+4reb+7ast, B.Kenny 23+4reb+7ast, Y.Linyi 17+4reb, H.Xining 12+7reb+3ast, S.Zijie 9+9reb+2ast, Y.Liang 8+3reb+1ast

gschID: 882918

Shandong H. – Nanjing TX MK 114-106

Not a big story in a game in Jinan where 18th ranked Monkey Kings (9-45) were defeated by fifth ranked Heroes (33-21) 114-106 on Tuesday. Heroes looked well-organized offensively handing out 27 assists. It was a great evening for American forward Troy Gillenwater (205-88, college: NM State) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 42 points (!!!) and 11 rebounds. Peidong Chen (188-99) helped adding 15 points and 6 rebounds. At the losing side Qiaowen Han (194-91) responded with a double-double by scoring 35 points (!!!) and 12 rebounds and the former international point guard Tal Co (191-91) produced a double-double by scoring 26 points, 6 rebounds and 14 assists. Four Monkey Kings players scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Heroes have a solid series of four victories in a row. They maintain fifth place with 33-21 record. Monkey Kings lost third consecutive game. They keep the eighteenth position with 45 games lost.
Top scorers:
Nanjing TX MK: H.Qiaowen 35+12reb+2ast, C.Tal 26+6reb+14ast, W.Shengwei 11+5reb+3ast, X.Wang 11+2reb+2ast, H.Shigan 6+4reb+1ast, H.Jiaoengeer 5+5reb
Shandong H.: G.Troy 42+11reb, C.Peidong 15+6reb+3ast, Y.Liu 12+6reb+1ast, S.Kun 10+2reb+1ast, J.Cheng 8+9reb+1ast, H.Peizuo 7+6reb+4ast

gschID: 882923

Beijing D. – Fujian S. 125-92

The game with biggest result difference took place in Beijing. Local Ducks (28-24) outscored 16th ranked Sturgeons (13-39) 125-92 on Monday night. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Sturgeons. Ducks dominated down low during the game scoring 82 of its points in the paint compared to Sturgeons’ 38. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 37 assists comparing to just 14 passes made by Sturgeons’ players. Worth to mention a quality performance of American swingman Jordan McRae (197-91, college: Tennessee) who helped to win the game recording 25 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Croatian-American center Justin Hamilton (213-90, college: LSU) helped adding 21 points. At the losing side American point guard Trae Golden (189-91, college: Georgia Tech, agency: Network Sports International) responded with 33 points (!!!) and 9 assists (made all of his seven free throws) and the former international center Zhelin Wang (213-94) produced a double-double by scoring 12 points and 10 rebounds. Five Ducks and four Sturgeons players scored in double figures. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Ducks maintains ninth place with 28-24 record. Loser Sturgeons keep the sixteenth position with 39 games lost.
Top scorers:
Fujian S.: G.Trae 33+4reb+9ast, L.Chen 15+1reb+1ast, W.Zhelin 12+10reb, L.Jianghuai 11+3reb+3ast, S.Tiangui 8+3reb, S.Kamiran 5
Beijing D.: M.Jordan 25+5reb+4ast, H.Justin 21+4reb+2ast, Z.Cairen 18+2reb+1ast, C.Lin 12+9reb+3ast, Y.Chou 11+1reb+6ast, T.Yuxiang 8+3reb+4ast

gschID: 882915

Xinjiang FT – Guangzhou LL 94-105

We should mention about the upset which took place in Urumqi, where 4th placed Flying Tigers (34-20) lost at home to eleventh ranked Long-Lions (25-29) 94-105. Long-Lions outrebounded Flying Tigers 51-30 including a 39-24 advantage in defensive rebounds. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 21 assists. Worth to mention a great performance of American-Albanian guard Dallas Moore (185-94, college: N.Florida) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 34 points (!!!) and 11 assists (made all of his seven free throws). Center Ha Si (218-95) contributed with a double-double by scoring 20 points and 12 rebounds for the winners. American guard Ian Clark (190-91, college: Belmont) answered with 26 points and 8 assists and the former international Abudurexiti Abudushalamu (203-96) added 12 points and 8 rebounds in the effort for Flying Tigers. Both coaches tested many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Long-Lions maintains eleventh place with 25-29 record, which they share with Beijing RF. Flying Tigers lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the fourth position with 20 games lost.
Top scorers:
Xinjiang FT: C.Ian 26+3reb+8ast, Z.Qi 15+2reb, A.Abudurexiti 12+8reb+2ast, A.Azat 8+5ast, Z.LingXu 8+2reb+5ast, Y.Dehao 7+4reb
Guangzhou LL: M.Dallas 34+3reb+11ast, S.Ha 20+12reb+1ast, Z.Zhun 17+9reb+2ast, T.Yuheng 9+7reb+2ast, Z.Mingzhen 7+5reb, Y.TianYi 6+3reb+2ast

gschID: 882921

Jiangsu D. – Jilin NE T. 94-111

Everything went according to plan in Nanjing where tenth ranked Jilin Tigers (28-26) won against bottom-ranked Jiangsu Dragons (8-46) 111-94 on Monday. Jilin Tigers looked well-organized offensively handing out 28 assists. It was a great evening for American guard Dominique Jones (193-88, college: S.Florida) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 31 points, 9 rebounds, 16 assists and 5 steals. Center Ang Lee (208-90) helped adding 19 points and 5 rebounds. At the losing side center Haoran Jiang (206-0) responded with 20 points and 7 rebounds and swingman Rongqi Huang (189-99) scored 15 points and 4 assists. Five Jilin Tigers and four Jiangsu Dragons players scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Jilin Tigers maintains tenth place with 28-26 record. Jiangsu Dragons lost thirteenth consecutive game. They stay dead last with 46 lost games.
Top scorers:
Jiangsu D.: J.Haoran 20+7reb, H.Rongqi 15+2reb+4ast, L.Yuxuan 15+1reb+5ast, Z.Qilong 13+6reb, S.Hongfei 9+9ast, X.Mengjun 8+7reb+3ast
Jilin NE T.: J.Dominique 31+9reb+16ast, J.Weize 19+2reb+4ast, L.Ang 19+5reb+2ast, D.Haoran 18+2reb, C.JinMing 15+7reb, D.Huaibo 6+1reb

gschID: 882917

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