Saturday, February 11, 2006

YMY breaks SBL record with 14-game losing streak

YMY (2-15) lost its 14th straight game in a 83-73 loss to BOT and set SBL single-season losing streak record, breaking the old 13-game losing streak record which was also set by YMY last season.

Wang Chih-chun made a game-deciding three-pointer with 1.5 seconds left and help Dacin upset VL 74-73. Dacin (12-6) entered the All-Star Game, which will be played today, with a 6-game winning streak and is now only a half game behind the second place Taiwan Beer (12-5). The 6-game winning streak is the longest winning streak in Dacin team history.

With 16.4 seconds left and trailing by two, Dacin head coach Liu Jia-fa decided to go for a three in the last possession and had happy results.

Videoland (7-10) is in another slump after losing three consecutive games.

Dacin 74-73 Videoland
Dacin: Tien Lei 23p+15rb, Chang Chi-feng 16p, Wang Chih-chun 13p
VL: Lee Chi-yi 25p+11rb+5a, Yang Che-yi 15p, Chen Huei 13p+11rb

BOT 83-73 YMY
BOT: Chien Ming-fu 17p, Yang Chin-min 15p, Lin Chun-feng 13p, Wu Yong-jen 11p+6rb+7a
YMY: Chien Jia-hong 16p, Wang Chuan-jian 15p+6blk, Chen Shi-jay 14p+8rb

*Lin Chi-jay repeats as January MVP

Taiwan Beer forward Lin Chi-jay, who averaged 26.7 points in January, was voted MVP of January and became the first repeating MVP of the Month in SBL history.

Yulon 13-4, TB 12-5, Dacin 12-6, BOT 8-9, Videoland 7-10, ETSN 6-11, YMY 2-15