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TJ Leaf



Shanxi L. – Guangzhou LL 95-106

Long-Lions made 18-of-21 charity shots (85.7 percent) during the game. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 21 assists. Israeli-American forward TJ Leaf (208-1997, college: UCLA) had a double-double by scoring 24 points, 14 rebounds and 4 assists (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field) to lead the charge for the winners and Taiwanese point guard Ying-Chun Chen (182-1993, college: Liberty) chipped in 27 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists during the contest. Long-Lions’ coach Shiqiang Guo allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. American point guard Kay Felder (175-1995, college: Oakland) responded with 21 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists and the former international Shuai Yuan (194-1994) scored 22 points and 6 rebounds. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures.
Top scorers:
Shanxi L.: Y.Shuai 22+6reb+3ast, F.Kay 21+8reb+7ast, S.Jonathon 15+9reb+5ast, G.Zhaobao 14+12reb+2ast, Z.Ning 9+5reb, X.Zhijiang 7+10reb+1ast
Guangzhou LL: C.Ying-Chun 27+6reb+7ast, L.TJ 24+14reb+4ast, Z.Zhun 15+6reb+2ast, Z.Mingzhen 15+6reb+1ast, M.Nate 10+1reb+2ast, T.Yuheng 8+4reb+4ast

gschID: 978639

Tianjin – Guangdong ST 104-122

Guandong Tigers dominated down low during the game scoring 84 of its points in the paint compared to Pioneers’ 48 and made 17-of-19 charity shots (89.5 percent) during the game. They outrebounded Pioneers 44-32 including a 36-24 advantage in defensive rebounds. Guandong Tigers players were unselfish on offense dishing 30 assists. Pioneers were plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. The former international power forward Jianlian Yi (212-1987) had a double-double by scoring 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and American swingman Sonny Weems (198-1986, college: Arkansas) chipped in 19 points and 5 assists during the contest. American point guard Kenny Boynton (188-1991, college: Florida) responded with 25 points and 5 assists and Taiwanese guard Benson Lin (193-1999, college: Bryant) scored 20 points and 5 rebounds. Four Guandong Tigers and five Pioneers players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games.
Top scorers:
Tianjin: B.Kenny 25+4reb+5ast, L.Benson 20+5reb+2ast, Y.Tian 18+7reb+1ast, X.Jin 15+5reb+2ast, R.Taylor 10+1reb+9ast, M.Zikai 8+6reb+2ast
Guangdong ST: Z.Peng 23+3reb+1ast, W.Sonny 19+4reb+5ast, L.Ricky 16+5reb+2ast, Y.Jianlian 15+11reb+3ast, X.Jie 15+1reb+1ast, Z.Rui 15+4reb+7ast

gschID: 978640

Jilin NE T. – Beijing D. 80-75

Jilin Tigers looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. 25 personal fouls committed by Ducks helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American guard Dominique Jones (193-1988, college: S.Florida) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 21 points, 8 rebounds and 11 assists. Point guard Weize Jiang (182-2000) contributed with 18 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. American point guard Jonathan Gibson (188-1987, college: NM State) replied with 14 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists and the former international point guard Shuo Fang (189-1990) added 13 points in the effort for Ducks. Ducks’ coach tried various players’ combinations and tested in total eleven players in this game, but that didn’t help.
Top scorers:
Beijing D.: G.Jonathan 14+7reb+6ast, F.Shuo 13+4reb+2ast, L.Jeremy 11+4reb, J.Taruike 8+5reb+1ast, M.Lei 8+8reb, Z.Yanxi 5+4reb
Jilin NE T.: J.Dominique 21+8reb+11ast, J.Weize 18+6reb+3ast, J.Yuxing 18+6reb+2ast, L.Ang 8+7reb, C.Jinming 5+4reb+2ast, Z.Cheng 4+11reb+2ast

gschID: 978641

Shandong H. – Shenzhen L. 108-120

Aviators dominated down low during the game scoring 74 of its points in the paint compared to Heroes’ 48 and made 19-of-22 charity shots (86.4 percent) during the game. Aviators players were unselfish on offense dishing 21 assists. Heroes were plagued by 26 personal fouls down the stretch. American guard Askia Booker (186-1993, college: Colorado) scored 27 points and 6 assists to lead the charge for the winners and the former international Quan Gu (201-1992) chipped in 18 points and 11 rebounds during the contest. Four Aviators players scored in double figures. American forward Troy Gillenwater (205-1988, college: NM State) responded with 34 points (!!!) and 6 rebounds and the former international point guard Shiyan Gao (186-1996) produced a double-double by scoring 14 points, 6 rebounds and 11 assists. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest.
Top scorers:
Shandong H.: G.Troy 34+6reb+2ast, C.Peidong 20+2reb+3ast, G.Shiyan 14+6reb+11ast, Y.Ding 9+3reb+1ast, H.Qiaowen 9+1ast, J.Haolong 5+6reb+1ast
Shenzhen L.: B.Askia 27+4reb+6ast, G.Quan 18+11reb+1ast, S.Zijie 17+7reb+3ast, S.Jared 14+6reb+4ast, B.Haotian 11+3reb, L.Pengyu 9+4reb+1ast

gschID: 978642

Tags : TJ LEAF, GUANGZHOU LONG-LIONS, CHINESE BASKETBALL

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