Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Sanders led VL to another exhibition win

緯來桑德斯(左)東風簡嘉宏Jonathan Sanders had 16 points and 11 rebounds in Videoland's 89-75 win over Taiwan Beer Monday night. Sanders' consecutive double-double performances helped VL to a pair of exhibition victories and gave the 6-th place team a promising outlook of the upcoming regular season.

Newcomers Wu Yong-jen (from BOT) and Deng An-cheng (from Dacin) each had 11 for VL. Reigning SBL scoring leader Lin Chih-jay had 19 points and 19 rebounds for Taiwan Beer, which also received 12 points and 8 boards from veteran Lo Shing-liang, who left Azio (former YMY) after last season.

Chen Hsin-an had 15 points and 6 rebounds as defending beat Bank of Taiwan 93-87. Chou Shih-yuan had 14 points, Tsun Wen-din 12 points and Chang Yi-wen had 11 points and 10 rebounds for th winner.

BOT was led by Yang Chin-min's 18 points. Yua Ying-li and Chuan Hsiao-wen scored 17 apiece.

The 2006-07 SBL regular season will tip off Jan. 6 in Taipei.