Thursday, July 10, 2014

An official good-bye

This blog has been a collection of my reporting on Taiwanese basketball between 1999 and 2012. Due to personal reasons, I have stop updating this blog since October 2012. It's been a memorable 13 years.

Friday, October 26, 2012

2012 Asian University Men's Basketball Championship roster (Part One)

Roster of Taiwan and China's Tianjin Polytechnic University not yet available.

Hong Kong
(No., Name, Position, DOB, School, Height, Weight)
4    潘嘉駿    Pun Ka Chun    前鋒    1990.4.30    香港理工大學    188cm    88kg
5    盧致誠    Lo Chi Shing    前鋒    1991.2.14    香港理工大學    188cm    84kg
6    李頌軒    Li Chung Hin    前鋒    1992.1.11    香港理工大學    182cm    76kg
7    莫家俊    Mok Ka Chun    中鋒    1988.5.28    香港理工大學    202cm    98kg
8    陳兆榮    Chan Siu Wing    後衛    1992.4.26    香港城市大學    185cm    70kg
9    李琪    Lee Ki    後衛    1987.10.16    香港教育學院    179cm    74kg
10    周家駒    Chow Ka Kui    後衛    1988.1.7    香港理工大學    182cm    90kg
11    連浩駿    Lin Ho Chun    前鋒    1990.10.21    香港城市大學    184cm    82kg
12    林凱光    Lam Hoi Kwong    前鋒    1989.4.28    香港理工大學    183cm    78kg
13    劉凱濤    Lau Hoi To    前鋒    1991.8.29    香港理工大學    200cm    90kg
14    張力允    Cheung Lik Wan    後衛    1989.8.18    香港理工大學    172cm    62kg
15    蔡龍德    Tsoi Lung Tak    中鋒    1988.12.12    香港城市大學    200cm    96kg
Coach:    Leung Tat Keung

2012 Asian University Men's Basketball Championship schedule

2012 AUB

Preliminary round
Oct. 30
15:00 Mongolia vs. Hong Kong
17:00 China vs. Korea
18:50 Opening ceremony
19:30 Taiwan vs. Philippines
Oct. 31
15:00 Mongolia vs. China
17:00 Philippines vs. Korea
19:00 Taiwan vs. Hong Kong
Nov. 1
15:00 Philippines vs. Mongolia
17:00 China vs. Hong Kong
19:00 Korea vs. Taiwan
Nov. 2
15:00 Hong Kong vs. Philippines
17:00  Mongolia vs. Korea
19:00 Taiwan vs. China
Nov. 3
14:00 Korea vs. Hong Kong
16:00 China vs. Philippines
18:00 Taiwan vs. Mongolia

Playoffs
Nov. 4
14:00 5/6 classification game
16:00 Bronze medal game
18:00 Championship game
Closing ceremony

All games played at Sinjhuang Stadium, New Taipei City, Taiwan

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Shanghai wins 2012 Straits Cup invitational

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Shanghai Sharks defeated Pure Youth Construction 80-62 on Monday and won the four-team 2012 Straits Cup Invitational with a 3-0 record.

Shanghai only led by one at the half but limited PY to 9 points in the third period with the help of strong defense from Tseng Wen-ting, who had 5 points, 7 rebounds and 3 steals, and Zhang Zhaoxu, who tallied 15 points, 12 boards and 4 blocks.

Su Yi-chieh signs with Xinjiang

Local media reported that Su Yi-chieh, who played with Taiwan Mobile last season, has signed with China’s Xinjiang and became the sixth Taiwanese player to play in China next season.

Su tested with Xinjiang two years ago but did not sign with the team.

Xinjiang made the semifinal round in the Chinese pro league CBA last season.

The six Taiwanese players to play in China next year are Su, Lin Chih-chieh (Zhejiang), Tseng Wen-ting (Shanghai), Yang Ching-min (Shanxi), Lee Hsueh-lin (Beijing) and Hong Chih-shan (Dongguan).

Sunday, October 14, 2012

2012 Straits Cup: screen captures

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2012 Straits Cup: Shanghai vs. Dacin highlights

Taiwan Mobile’s ambitious signing

Taiwan Mobile almost revamped its entire starting roster with the signing of four national team members and looked like a team capable of contending for the championship in the new season.

Wu Tai-hao, who played for China’s Zhejiang last season, signed with the ambitious team. Wu was followed by Ho Shou-cheng, Cheng Jen-wei and Chen Shih-nian.

Shanghai 2-0 in 2012 Straits Cup invitational

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[Lin Chih-chieh, left. Tseng and Tien, right.]

Shanghai Sharks beat Zhejiang 58-53 on Saturday in the central Taiwan city of Taichung and led the four-team 2012 Straits Cup invitational tournament at 2-0.

Dacin Tigers defeated Pure Youth Construction 82-76 on the same day for a revenge of a 4-0 sweep by PY in the SBL Finals earlier this year.

Sunday, October 07, 2012

Taiwan 4th place in FIBA Asia U18 women’s championship

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Taiwan U18 women’s NT lost to South Korea 61-42 in the bronze medal game of the 2012 FIBA Asia U18 Women’s Championship in Johor Bahru, Malaysia yesterday and failed to win a ticket to the World Championship.

Taiwan defeated South Korea 88-71 in its last preliminary game, but the team obviously was still in a slump yesterday after suffering a 113-55 defeat against Japan in the semifinal.