Sunday, January 31, 2010

Yang Yu-ming shoots down Dacin

金酒尚恩 Shawn Hawkins

Yang Yu-ming had 26 points and made crucial three-point shots time and again and Yang Ching-min added 28 points as Taiwan Beer beat Dacin 93-85 in overtime, snapping Dacin's five-game winning streak.

Dacin trailed most of the game but managed to always stayed behind. Tien Lei had a game-tying three, his first basket since the first quarter, with 0.1 seconds to go in regulation. Taiwan Beer opened the overtime with two quick three-pointers to fend off Dacin's rally.

In other games, KKL staged a furious comeback in a thrilling 88-83 overtime victory over Taiwan Mobile, outscoring TM 39-23 in the fourth quarter and overtime. Shawn Hawkins had 31 points and 10 rebounds.

Pure Youth routed BOT to snap its three-game losing streak.

Jan. 30 results:

KKL 88-83(OT) TM
KKL: S. Hawkins 31p+10rb, Cheng Jen-wei 14p+7rb, Hsiao Yuan-chang 11p+5rb, Chen Ching-huan 11p+9rb
TM: A. Grant 17p+12rb, Liu Sheng-yao 23p, Wu Yung-jen 13p+4a+3s

PY 103-83 BOT
PY: J. Sanders 26p+15rb, Zuo Tsun-kai 13p, Chen Shih-chieh 11p
BOT: J. Jones 20p+15rb, Doug Creighton 22p, Chen Shun-hsiang 10p

TB 93-85(OT) Dacin
TB: Yang Yu-ming 26p(5-9 3PT), Yang Ching-min 28p
Dacin: Chang Chih-feng 26p+10rb, Tien Lei 15p+6rb, B. Allen 14p+14rb, Lin Yi-hui 13p

Dacin 6-2
KKL 5-2
Yulon 4-3
TB 4-3
PY 4-4
TM 2-5
BOT 1-7

Jon Sanders(L) and Jeff Jones


Dacin's Byron Allen(R) has something to say to TB's Delvin Thomas

(Photos: ESPN Taiwan)