TAIYUAN, China, Nov. 12 (Xinhua) -- Jamaal Franklin scored a game-high 36 points to help Shanxi Loongs beat Shanghai Sharks 106-87 in the fifth round of 2019-20 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) season here on Tuesday.
Eric Moreland scored 8 points, 11 rebounds and dished out 3 assists, while Yuan Shuai scored 20 points. James Nunnally scored 21 points and Dong Hanlin added 19 points for Shanghai.
As soon as the game began, Shanghai scored first, but Shanxi immediately hit back with three points. At the end of the first quarter. Shanxi took a 34-15 lead.
The game was much closer in the second and third quarter, but Shanxi kept their advantage to the end.