Thursday, February 03, 2005

Lin Chi-jay named SBL January Player of the Month

Lin Chi-jay, who averages 23.6 points and 7.3 rebounds for Taiwan Beer, was named SBL January Player of the Month on Wednesday. Lin led Taiwan beer to a five-game winning streak in January and scored a SBL single-game record 43 points in the 91-89 loss against Dacin last week, breaking the 41-point record which previously held by Chen Hsin-an.

Lin is the league's leading scorer right now and ranks fifth in rebounding. He received 27 points in the voting, beating Yulon's Chou Shih-yuan (25 points) and VL's Yang Che-yi (20 points).