Shanghai Sharks 72 – Guangdong Tigers 97: Yi Jianlian Crushes Shanghai As Tigers’ Winning Streak Goes On

Five years after his last visit to the Yuanshen, Yi Jianlian made up for lost time by scoring 26 points and hauling in 12 boards as the Guangdong Tigers routed their hosts in ruthless fashion. The seven-footer was an offensive force for most of his time on the court and made a powerful statement to any teams watching him back in the NBA. Continue reading “Shanghai Sharks 72 – Guangdong Tigers 97: Yi Jianlian Crushes Shanghai As Tigers’ Winning Streak Goes On”

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”

Unmissable: The Eight Sharks Home Games You Need To See This Season

The CBA fixture list has indeed landed and the Sharks 2012/13 schedule is right here and waiting for you.  However, as we wait for the season to really swing into gear, it’s probably worth looking over the games that will be played at the Yuanshen Arena and recommending eight good ones to mark down in your calendar. Continue reading “Unmissable: The Eight Sharks Home Games You Need To See This Season”