Liaoning Panpan Hunters 77 – Qingdao Double Star Eagles 72
The Eagles were up by 20 points in the first quarter, while Chris Williams sat on the bench. Liaoning closed the gap in the second quarter by controlling the boards and shutting out Williams, who ended up with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Later Liaoning pulled ahead with a lot of fast break points from Brandon Robinson in the second half, with the Hunters leading by 6 points at various points of the 3rd and 4th quarters and Qingdao never getting back on their game, shooting just 9 of 27 from the free throw line, and making only 9 of 34 three pointers. Qingdao’s Yu Gaofeng played well, getting 14 points on 4 of 5 three point shooting in just 23 minutes, while Frans Steyn grabbed 9 rebounds and had 11 points in the Eagles’ eighth loss of the season. Qingdao Double Star is now in 15th place (of a total 17 teams in the CBA), only ahead of Tianjin Rongcheng and Shaanxi Dongshen. See the complete box score stats.
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