Sunday, February 26, 2012

Yang wins SBL All-Star Game MVP


Taiwan Beer backup shooting guard Yang Yu-ming had 21 points, including five three-pointers, to win the 2012 SBL All-Star Game after leading the White Team to a 114-87 win over the Blue Team in his hometown of Kaohsiung.

Dacin import Noel Felix led the Blue Team with a game-high 28 points and six rebounds. Lu Cheng-ju of Yulon had 11 points on three three-pointers.

Tien Lei, who is also from Kaohsiung, only scored five points and failed to impress the hometown fans. Kaohsiung native Chou Shih-yuan added 10 points.

Pure Youth import Quincy Davis tied Yang with 21 points and added 13 boards for the White Team. BOT shooting guard Chen Shun-hsiang made five threes and chipped in 19 points.

The White Team was red-hot from the outside throughout the entire game, making 15 three-pointers as a team.

Chang Jung-hsuan surprised the entire crowd and the players by proposing to his longtime girlfriend. Chang had 12 and 6.


(Photos: SBL)