Daniel Panaggio Resurfaces In Phoenix

No longer the head coach of the Shanghai Sharks, Daniel Panaggio didn’t have to wait long before he found work again. He has since been hired by the Phoenix Suns to lead their pro-scouting department. Continue reading “Daniel Panaggio Resurfaces In Phoenix”

Daniel Panaggio Replaced As Sharks Coach, Assistant Wang Qun To Take Over

In a stunning move, Sharks head coach Daniel Panaggio was relieved of his duties on Saturday afternoon and has been replaced by Wang Qun, the sole Chinese assistant coach on the Sharks technical bench. According to a statement on its website, the Sharks say Panaggio will take on the role of ‘senior basketball consultant’ for the rest of the season- although whether the American will stay in Shanghai under that capacity after the end of the 2012/13 CBA seems doubtful. Continue reading “Daniel Panaggio Replaced As Sharks Coach, Assistant Wang Qun To Take Over”

Shanghai Sharks 84 – Bayi Rockets 78: Ge Yong Leads The Way In Morale Boosting Victory

Shanghai overcame the odds to beat the Bayi Rockets in a game that started on a low note with the announcement that both Liu Wei and Gilbert Arenas were out with injuries, only to end in victory thanks to a thrilling performance from Ge Yang. Continue reading “Shanghai Sharks 84 – Bayi Rockets 78: Ge Yong Leads The Way In Morale Boosting Victory”

Shanghai Sharks 86 – Foshan Dralions 95: Arenas’ Hot Hand Not Enough To Save Shanghai

A tough season for Shanghai suddenly got a lot tougher after the Sharks were outplayed by a no-thrills Foshan Dralions team. Gilbert Arenas scored a season-high 24 points whilst DJ White also picked a 19 point, 14 rebound double-double. However, the home team also turned the ball over 20 times, including six by White as Foshan deservedly earned a win few expected them to actually get. Continue reading “Shanghai Sharks 86 – Foshan Dralions 95: Arenas’ Hot Hand Not Enough To Save Shanghai”

Guangdong Tigers 103 – Shanghai Sharks 96: Guangdong Make A Statement With All-Action Victory

The Guangdong Tigers, the CBA’s dominant powerhouse for almost a decade flexed their muscles in a strong, methodical performance as they eventually nullified a feisty Shanghai Sharks team in Guangzhou. The gamble to rest overseas duo Terrence Williams and Ike Diogu for the first quarter paid off handsomely for the home side as the two imports made the most of their fresher legs to run riot at times over the visiting team. Continue reading “Guangdong Tigers 103 – Shanghai Sharks 96: Guangdong Make A Statement With All-Action Victory”