Guangdong Hongyuan Southern Tigers, last years' champions of the CBA league, came from behind to split the final series at two a piece.
After trailing 2-1 in the overall standings in the best-of-five series, the Guangdong team came back home and staged a strong fight back as they routed the visiting Jiangsu Nangang Dragons 107-100.
Wang Shipeng score a game high 36 points and grabbed 6 rebounds with 2 assists and 2 steals for Guangdong while McCoy Jelani led the Jiangsu Dragons with 26 points.
The victory reignited Guangdong's dream of defending their title, as the series enters a fifth and final round slated for Sunday.
Jiangsu, who finished the best in the regular season, will return home for the upcoming challenge.
(China.org.cn, CRI April 21, 2005)