Dai Huaibo inspires Jilin to CBA win over Fujian

Source: Xinhua| 2020-06-23 16:10:01|Editor: huaxia


Wang Zhelin (L) of Fujian SBS goes up for a basket during a match between Fujian SBS and Jilin Northeastern Tigers at the newly resumed 2019-2020 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league in Dongguan, south China's Guangdong Province on June 23, 2020. (Xinhua/Liang Xu)

QINGDAO, China, June 23 (Xinhua) -- Dai Huaibo scored 25 points, including seven 3-pointers, as Jilin Northeast Tigers defeated Fujian Sturgeons 112-107 in the 2019-20 CBA league on Tuesday.

Chen Linjian got 10 points at the beginning of the first quarter to help Fujian into a 18-8 lead, before they finished the first quarter 30-23 ahead.

Fujian kept their lead until Jilin hit five 3-pointers in a row at the beginning of the fourth quarter, allowing Jilin to take a 90-84 lead with a 15-2 run. Wang Zhelin dismantled Jilin's defense, but he failed to bring victory to Fujian despite collecting a game-high 38 points and 14 rebounds.

Ty Lawson was unable to repeat his performance in the previous game, scoring just 15 points and missing all four of his 3-pointer attempts.

Jilin's Sean Hill Jr. scored a team-high 26 points and grabbed eight rebounds, while Jiang Yuxing added 21 points for Jilin.

Jilin will take on Shenzhen Aviators here on Thursday, while Fujian is scheduled to play against Shandong Heroes on the same day. Enditem

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