South Conference powerhouse Bayi Rockets have advanced to the CBA league finals after beating Beijing 102-81 at home Thursday with a 3-0 aggregate in the best-of-five semi-finals.
The Rockets will face the Guangdong Southern Tigers in their fourth clash in the finals.
Li Nan led Bayi with game-high 27 points and grabbed nine rebounds, while veteran Zhang Jinsong contributed 23 points.
Zhang Yunsong nipped 22 points for Bejing, while center Mengke Bateer had only 10 points and 14 rebounds.
The postseason finals will kick off next Tuesday, and Bayi will visit Guangdong in game 1 of the best-of-seven series.
(CRI English April 7, 2006)