TAIYUAN, Dec. 7 (Xinhua) -- Yuan Shuai scored a team-high 24 points to help Shanxi Loongs beat Sichuan Blue Whale 107-94 in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league here on Saturday, registering their fifth straight win.
Shanxi closed the first half with a double-digit lead of 58-43. Sichuan cut the deficit to ten points, but failed to overtake their opponents in the second half.
Jamaal Franklin scored 22 points, while Ren Junwei added 20 points for the home side. Courtney Fortson scored 20 points for Sichuan.