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CBA Roundup: Defending champion Xinjiang rally to beat Shenzhen 102-94

Xinhua,December 31, 2017 Adjust font size:

BEIJING, Dec. 30 (Xinhua) -- With last quarter's 34-16, defending champion Xinjiang came from behind to beat Shenzhen 102-94 in the 22nd round action of the 2017-2018 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league on Saturday.

Visiting Shenzhen had a sweet start 9-0 and led the game from the first quarter to the third with 10 points ahead. Shirelijan Muxtar and Darius Adams led the defending champion to revive in the last quarter and rallied to beat Shenzhen.

Darius Adams got game-high 38 points and 14 rebounds, Li Gen and Shirelijan got 18 and 13 points. Jared Sullinger from Shenzhen got team-high 21 points, Keith Langford and Meng Duo got 18 and 16 points.

With Yang Jingmin's record 33 points, Aolong beat Qingdao without Maciej Lampe who got 28 points per game 118-98.

Aolong led the game from the first quarter and extended the lead to 26 points after the third quarter and never gave chance to Qingdao.

Shavlik Randolph got second-high 26 points for Aolong, Zaid Abbass got 21 points.Jonathan Gibson from Qingdao got team-high 26 points and Su Wei got 18 points and 10 rebounds.

Elsewhere, Zhejiang beat Jiangsu 112-105, Guangzhou edged Sichuan 107-104. Enditem