TAIYUAN, China, Nov. 16 (Xinhua) -- With 30 points, 12 rebounds and 15 assists, Jamaal Franklin led Shanxi Loongs to a 95-85 win over Nanjing Monkey Kings in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league here on Saturday.
Home team's Ren Junwei scored 19 points, 5 rebounds and dished out 3 assists, while Ge Zhaobao scored 16 points. Joseph Young and Behnam Yakhchali both scored 18 points for Nanjing Monkey Kings.
Both teams were in a good condition at the beginning, and the game was much closer in the second quarter.
Nanjing Monkey Kings played better in the third quarter but Shanxi Loongs turned the tide in the fourth quarter.