Source: China State Council Information Office
Joseph Young (L) of Beijing Royal Fighters competes during the 25th round match between Beijing Royal Fighters and Guangdong Southern Tigers at the 2020-2021 season of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league in Zhuji, east China’s Zhejiang Province, Dec. 30, 2020. (Xinhua/Jiang Han)Guangdong Southern Tigers overwhelmed Beijing Royal Fighters 127-96 in the 2020-21 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) on Wednesday.
Joseph Yang led Beijing with 24 points, followed by 18 from Zhang Fan. Wang Shaojie added 16 points and nine rebounds.
Marshon Brooks had a game-high 26 points for Guangdong. Zhou Peng contributed 20 points and nine rebounds. Sony Weems had 16 points and seven rebounds. Zhao Rui added 13 points.
Guangdong led Beijing 56-50 at the break before the defending champion surged a 7-0 run in the third quarter to expand the lead to 12 points to enter the final period. Guangdong asserted dominance in the last quarter with a 12-0 spurt to put the game beyond reach.