Saturday, December 01, 2007
SBL exhibition Day 2
Dacin edged Pure Youth (Source: ESPN Taiwan)
Yulon 84-74 Taiwan Mobile
Yulon opened up the game with a 16-4 run in the final quarter. Chen Hsin-an paced Yulon with 19 points. New addition Yang Che-yi had 12 of his 17 points in the 4th quarter. Lee Hsueh-lin had 18 points and 5 steals.
Taiwan Mobile, which committed 23 turnovers in the game, was led by Wu Yong-jen's 18 points. Hsu Tse-shin had 13 while Liu Shen-yao added 12.
dmedia 80-58 Bank of Taiwan
O-Yang Jin-hen had a game-high 22 points for dmedia and import Jonathan Sanders had 11 points and 13 boards. Point guard Lin Kwan-lun had 10 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists.
BOT dropped both exhibitons in consecutive nights. Chuan Hsiao-wen had 16 points and Hu Yu-wei had 11.
Dacin 71-67 Pure Youth
Both teams are now 1-1 in the exhibition series. Chang Chi-feng had 23 points for Dacin, which had 13 points from Wang Chih-chun. Tien Lei, who has been nursing a stress fracture in his left leg, only had 11 points and 8 boards.
Dacin head coach Chiu Da-tsun said he will try cutting down Tien's playing time in the early part of the regular season to see how the injusry goes.
Chien Jia-hong and James Mao led Pure Youth with 14 points each. Zuo Tsun-kai had 12.
A couple of TV captures of today's exhibition games:
Basketball stadium in Jhubei City, Hsinchu County
Yulon was determined to take the title this season for late head coach Chien Yi-fei.
Former Dacin head coach Liu Jia-fa worked as a TV analyst for ESPN this season.
dmedia Genies head coach Wu Jia-kuo.
Bank of Taiwan's new head coach Lai Liang-chung.
Jonathan Sanders, who played for Videoland last year, currently plays for dmedia this season.
Liu Shen-yao left Yulon to play for Taiwan Mobile this season.
Taiwan Mobile cheerleaders.
Surprisingly, dmedia head coach Wu Jian-kuo made Lin Kwan-lun his starting point guard for the new season.
Yulon had no problem beating Taiwan Mobile in the exhibition.
Former Asian star player Cheng Chih-lung made his coaching debut with Taiwan Mobile this season.