35 year-old veteran Chou Jun-san had 23 points in 25 minutes and led ETSN Antelopes to an 87-76 victory over his former team SINA Lions last night in the opening game of Million-Dollar Challenge.
Chou said goodbye to SINA and signed with ETSN weeks earlier. Chou did not disappoint his new boss, handing ETSN the first win in franchise victory.
Wu Cheng-dao had 22 points and 7 rebounds and Liao Wei-chen had 11 for ETSN, which changed its name after buying Jutai Technology. Lin Yu-shu led SINA with 18 points and 7 rebounds. Liu Yi-hsiang had 13.
Videoland 89-72 Bank of Taiwan
Hu Yu-wei made all five of his three-point attempts and scored a team-high 19 points for Videoland Hunters in the easy win, which is also the first victory in Videoland’s history.
Lee Chi-yi had 14 points for the winner. Lee Chi-shun had 21 and Ju Yong-hong had 11 points and 7 rebounds for Bank of Taiwan.
Dacin 86-83 Taiwan Beer
Chang Chi-feng exploded for 29 points and led Dacin to the victory in the most thrilling game of the evening. Lin Chi-jay, SBL’s scoring leader last season, had 24 points.