The Qingdao Double Star Eagles take on Xinjiang Flying Tigers in Qingdao on January 15, 2012. The Flying Tigers squad includes ex-NBA player Mengke Bateer (巴特尔), the first Chinese to ever start an NBA game, and former Georgia Tech star Gani Lawal.

When: January 15, 2011 (7:30 pm Tip Off)
Venue: Qingdao University Arena
More Info: 8268-4351

The teams meet at Qingdao’s CBA basketball venue, the Qingdao University Arena. Tickets (25 yuan students, 60 regular, 200 VIP) are available at the gate (enter via south gate on Hong Kong East Road). View the full CBA standings on Asia-Basket.com. Find the Qingdao University Arena location on Google Maps here.

Anyone interested in working as a part time commentator covering the CBA in Qingdao, check out this forum post by RT Sportscast. Also, check out recaps of CBA games (with video) on Niubball.com.

Relevant Links:
NiuBBall (English)
CBA Official Website (Chinese)
Qingdao Double Star Official Website (Chinese)
Xinjiang Flying Tigers Official Website (Chinese)
Xinjiang Flying Tigers on Wikipedia (English)

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