Source: China State Council Information Office
The Beijing Royal Fighters smashed the Xinjiang Flying Tigers 109-78 in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league on Friday.
“They made the adjustments during the game. They played together, they played hard, and they played smart,” Beijing head coach Stephon Marbury talked about his guys after the game.
Zhang Fan led Beijing with 29 points, followed by Yu Changdong’s big double-double of 24 points and 19 rebounds. Li Gen added 19 points.
Tang Caiyu contributed 28 points for Xinjiang. Zeng Lingxu grabbed 20 points and Zhu Chuanyu had 11.
Beijing led 22-19 in the first quarter before the home team expanded the lead to 15 points in the second period with a 10-0 run.
Xinjiang cut the deficit to 10 in the third with a 9-0 sprint but Beijing answered with a 9-1 run, entering the fourth quarter with a 81-64 advantage and never looked back.