The Bayi Rockets beat Shanghai Sharks 100-96 to consolidate their position in the South Division of the CBA league.
Bayi won all four games against Shanghai this season and is sitting in third place, with 23-11 record.
Liu Wei led five Sharks players in double figures with a game high 26 points.
Li Nan scored 22 points and 11 rebounds for the Rockets.
Liu Yudong added 17 points and 10 rebounds and Mo Ke had 23 points.
Shanghai Sharks, in fifth place in the South Division, was not able to enter the offseason already.
(CRI February 21, 2005)