New comer Zhejiang Guangsha won its first game after ten rounds by
defeating Jilin Northeast Tigers 111-95 at home on Sunday in the
Chinese Basketball Association league (CBA) in Hangzhou.
The expanded team was led by Gabe Muoneke's 27 points when six
Zhejiang's players scoring in double figures.
Jilin shot a dismal 8-out-of-32 from behind the arc which
resulted in a 88-68 lead for the home team.
Babakar Camara had the game-high 35 points and 21 rebounds for
Jiangsu Dragons gave away the leading position on the standings
which they held just one round after losing 108-95 to the Bayi
The Dragons, which ended Guangdong Hongyuan's nine-game winning
streak with a 92-91 win last round, let the Rockets score 40 points
in the third quarter.
Wang Zhizhi had 32 points and 11 rebounds for the Rockets and
Zhang Jinsong and Chen Ke scoring 21 points apiece.
Guangdong regained the No.1 placing of the league with a 132-90
thrash of the bottom team Shanxi Zhongyu thanks to Yi Jianlian 38
points and 14 rebounds.
Liaoning Hunters vaulted onto the third place after a 94-71
victory over Shanghai Sharks.
In other matches, Fujian SBS edged off the Xinjiang Flying
Tigers 89-87; Dongguan crashed down Shannxi 122-102;
Beijing Ducks beat the Yunnan Bulls 101-93; Shandong Lions
defeated Zhejiang Cyclones 95-65.
(Xinhua News Agency October 30, 2006)