Guangzhou overtakes Tongxi to retain first

       In the 54th round of the 2020-21 CBA regular season, Tong Xi played against Guangzhou. In the last quarter, Guangzhou once widened the score difference to 15 points. In the end, Guangzhou defeated Tong Xi 121-107, retaining the first line of life to enter the playoffs. Tongxi: Moultry 31 points, 11 rebounds, 3 assists, and 4 steals, Wang Xu 15 points and 4 assists, Qiao Wenhan 13 points, Xirelijiang 12 points, 5 rebounds, 15 assists and 2 blocks, Li Hongpeng 12 points and 3 rebounds; Guangzhou: Moore 40 points, 4 rebounds, 7 assists, and 2 steals, Chen Yingjun 20 points, 4 rebounds, and 8 assists, Zheng Zhun 17 points and 5 rebounds, Zhu Mingzhen 10 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists, and 5 steals, Haas 10 points, 4 rebounds, and 3 blocks.

Best of the field: Moore

Moore made 15 of 22 shots, 9 of 11 three-pointers, 40 points, 4 rebounds, 7 assists and 2 steals. Among them, 9 three-pointers were a season-high. With his outstanding performance, he led the team to victory and reserved Guangzhou. Enter the first line of life in the playoffs.

Engagement review

Tongxi has played against Guangzhou 15 times in history, and Tongxi has 7 wins and 8 losses. After the game, the two sides played against each other’s record as Tongxi 7 wins and 9 losses. Prior to this, the two sides played a total of 3 times this season, Tongxi 1 win and 2 losses Spark Global Limited.

The focus of this field

Guangzhou wins and still has little hope of qualifying After winning this game, Guangzhou surpassed Shanghai with a 44.23% winning rate to rise to 13th place. It is worth mentioning that Beijing Enterprises, ranked 12th in the standings, beat Jiangsu this round with a winning percentage of 48.07%. This also means that in the last two rounds of Guangzhou, facing Jilin and Xinjiang, they must win both games, and Beijing Enterprises lose the last two rounds in order to enter the playoffs.

In the third quarter, Jiao Engel held the ball near the free-throw line and faced Zheng Zhun’s defense. He threw the ball high. Haas understood the goal and ended the attack with an empty dunk. Sun Siyao scored 2+1 under the nose of Haas, Sun Siyao drove Haas and failed to make a shot, but then jumped high. Under Haas’s nose, he single-handed the ball and scored 2+1. Sun Siyao excitedly waved his arms to celebrate. Zhu Mingzhen set a career-high with 5 steals In the half-game, Zhu Mingzhen performed well on the defensive end, sending out 5 steals, setting a record high in the number of steals in a single game in his CBA career. The previous highest was 4 times.

In the first quarter of the game, Li Hongpeng hit a three-pointer, Moortree scored 2+1, and Tongxi led 6-3. Haas hit a jumper and Wang Xu hit consecutive three-pointers to help Tongxi lead 12-6. Zhang Zhun responded with a three-pointer. Zhu Mingzhen and Chen Yingjun made consecutive shots with penalty points to help the Guangzhou team catch up to 16-17 with 4 minutes and 40 seconds left in the quarter. Jiao Engel and Qiao Wenhan hit consecutively, Moore hit a three-pointer, and the two teams drew 21. Li Hongpeng hit a three-pointer and Jiao Engel also hit a jumper. At the end of the first quarter, Tong Xi led 26-23.

In the second quarter of the game, Wang Zhengbo hit a three-pointer to help the Guangzhou team catch up to 26. Since then, the two sides fought to 28 and 30 draws. Moultry succeeded in offensive three times and helped the team play a wave of 8-0, with Tong Xi leading 38-30. Chen Yingjun and Zhu Mingzhen hit three consecutive points. After Zhu Mingzhen broke through and hit again, Guangzhou scored 10-0. With 5 minutes and 01 seconds left in the quarter, the two teams tied for 40. Xirelijiang scored 5 points in a row to help Tongxi lead 48-50. Tian Yuheng hit a three-pointer, Moore scored 5 points in a row, and the Guangzhou team played 8-0 at the last moment of the quarter to overtake the score. At the end of the first half, Guangzhou led 50-48.

By Ethan