Browsing All posts tagged under »liu wei«

It’s Official: Quincy Douby Signs In Shanghai

November 26, 2013


Having lost Von Wafer, panic buttons were being pressed in Shanghai but somehow, the Sharks have rebounded in the best possible way; by signing Quincy Douby. Credit to GM, Eric Zhang, because this is a huge move that not only saved the Sharks’ season but actually made them better from a roster stand point.

Wang Qun Takes ‘Temporary’ Leave Of Absence

November 25, 2013


In an already crazy season for Shanghai, things have suddenly got even more unusual with the resignation, at least temporally, of head coach Wang Qun. The Sharks announced the decision on their website last night and further details have been added on the Sina Sport website tonight. The reason behind this departure is due to an […]

Jiangsu Dragons 78 – Shanghai Sharks 84: Darnell Jackson Slays Dragons In

November 25, 2013


No Von Wafer, no problem- at least against a limited Jiangsu Dragons. The Sharks, with the injured Wafer watching from the sidelines, dug deep to dispatch the visitors as Shanghai’s improbable run up the standings continues.

Shanghai Sharks 108 – Qingdao Eagles 104: Sharks Hold Out Against Feisty Hosts

November 23, 2013


Five games in, four wins on the board and life is looking remarkably rosy for the Shanghai Sharks, who now sit in fourth place in the standings after surviving a nervy third quarter to eventually overcome the Qingdao Eagles.

Sichuan Blue Whale 90 – Shanghai Sharks 96: Darnell Jackson Goes To Work On Brittle Sichuan Frontcourt In Timely Shanghai Win

November 13, 2013


On a night when the Sharks’ three-point shooting was again subpar at best, Shanghai went back to basics to squeak past Sichuan Blue Whale in Chengdu. Darnell Jackson was large and in charge for the visiting side and his muscle down low was a key factor in picking up a 30 + 13 double-double as the […]

Shanghai 117 – Fujian Sturgeons 113: Wafer and Jackson Guide Sharks To Victory In High Scoring Road Win

November 11, 2013


A blistering thirty-five point second quarter sent the Sharks on their way to an opening day win against Fujian. The home side saw Wang Zhelin put up 35 +12 but other than himself and Delonte West’s excellent shift (30 points, 12 rebounds, 8 assists and 4 steals), the Sturgeons lacked the firepower to keep up with […]

Shanghai Sharks Sign Darnell Jackson

October 28, 2013


The Shanghai Sharks have finalized their overseas roster with the signing of power forward Darnell Jackson, who had recently been released by the Indiana Pacers. The 6″9, 253lb big man is a relatively experienced overseas player, having spent two seasons out of America with BC Donetsk of the Ukranian Super League and the CBA’s very […]

Von Wafer Signs In Shanghai

October 8, 2013


Von Wafer, a former of teammate of Sharks owner Yao Ming in Houston, has been announced as a Shanghai player today after a week of protracted negotiations.  Wafer will start at shooting guard and sets up the prospect of an all-action backcourt between himself and Liu Wei (should the latter be able to maintain fitness throughout […]

Yao Ming Refuses To Change His Mind; Sharks Will Not Sign Third Overseas Player

September 12, 2013


Well this is interesting. Sharks owner Yao Ming has come out and confirmed that Shanghai will not be taking up the option of a third foreign player slot (valid only for the current season) that they would be entitled to as a result of finishing in the bottom five of last year’s CBA. This would […]

Five More Years: Zhang Zhaoxu Stays With The Shanghai Sharks

May 23, 2013


As reported by Niubball, the Shanghai Sharks big man, Zhang Zhaoxu will remain a resident of Shanghai for the foreseeable future after inking a new deal with the team. Despite talk of Beijing and Xinjiang coming in for the 7″3 center, the Sharks front office held their nerve and will keep their young big man […]


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