CBA Beijing wins Qingdao Zhu Yanxi comeback for 36 points

CBABeijingwinsQingdaoZhuYanxicomebackfor36points
TheBeijingmen’sbasketballteambeattheQingdaomen’sbasketballteam129-126athometoday,withscoresof30-29,29-36,29-36and41-25infourquarters(Beijingisinfront).Beijingwas20pointsbehindinthisbattle,butitwas3beforetheendofthegame.ZhuYanxi,whocamebackafter4secondsofinjury,hitathree-pointquasi-kill!  StatisticsfromBeijing:Marburyscored36points,Morrisscored18points,ZhangQingpengscored15points,ZhaiXiaochuanscored28points,ZhuYanxiscored8pointsandhitakeythreepoints.OntheQingdaoside,Jonesscored34points,ZhangChengyuhad26points,5rebounds,TianJiafuhad5three-pointersand19points,SunJiehad17points,andBenimonhad24points.  Gamerelated:SunYuecontinuedtrucetodayduetoinjury,theBeijingteamwas20pointsbehind,buttheyachievedastunningreversal.Afterthisgame,theBeijingteamhasbeenunbeateninthehomegameagainstQingdao,whichhaswon10games.  Gamereview:OpeningJiZheandZhangSongtaoconsecutivejumpers,Beijing4-0start.Jonessucceededinshooting,ZhaiXiaochuanbrokethroughthelayup+2freethrows+3hits,Beijingled11-4.Jonesmadeconsecutivelayups,SunJiehitathree-pointer,Jonesonceagainbroke2+1,andQingdaochased12-14only2pointsaway.TianJiafuhitathree-pointer,Qingdaocompletedthelead.ZhangSongtaohitashot,SuWeilayup,thetwosidesbeganatugofwar,Jonesplayed3+1succeeded,Qingdaoteam21-16lead5points.AfterMarburycameoff,Morrishitashot,WangXiaohuimadethreeconsecutivepoints,theBeijingteamovertakes24-21.Benimonlayup,ZhangChengyudriftingshot,Qingdao25-24overtake.FangShuomadealayupandhit2freethrows.ZongZanmade2freethrows.MorrismadeajumperandtheBeijingteamled30-27.ZhangChengyubrokethroughthehighboardandhitashot.Beijingended30-29with1pointinthefirstquarter.  Inthesecondquarter,JonesandMorrisfacedeachother,BenimontsingledoutMorris,andthenhemadealayupandQingdaoled35-32.DuanJiangpengandSunJiescoredthreepoints,andQingdao40-36ledbyfourpoints.ZhaiXiaochuanmade1of2freethrows,Marburyforcedalayup,butJonesimmediatelymade2freethrows,Qingdaoteamcontinuedtolead42-39.Jonesmadetwoconsecutivethree-pointersandQingdaoled48-39to9points,forcingtheBeijingteamtostop.Afterreturningfromthesuspension,Marburykeptmakingfouls,buttheQingdaoteamattackedsmoothly,ZhangChengyumadealayup,SunJiehitathree-pointer,Qingdao53-42lead11points.Morrismade2freethrows,TianJiafuhitanotherthreepoints,Qingdaoteamled12pointsagaintostopBeijing.ZhuYanximadealayup,TianJiafumadeanotherthreepoints,MarburyandMorrisscored4pointsinarow,theBeijingteamchased59-65andtrailed6pointsintothesecondhalf.  Easysidebattleagain,ZhangChengyuhitathree-pointer,Morrissucceededinamid-rangejumper,afterSunJiehitathree-pointer,Qingdao73-63ledagainby10points.ZhangChengyumadealayup,Marburyrespondedwithagoal,Joneshitathree-pointerplusaglidesplit,Qingdaoled86-72to14points.AftertheQingdaoteambecamemoreandmorecourageous,TianJiafumadeathree-pointer,ZhangChengyuhitaplusthree-pointer,Qingdaoteamled16points94-78.WhenJoneshitathree-pointer,ZhangChengyustealsatrain,Qingdaoteamlead101-81toreach20points.ZhangQingpengandMorrisscored5pointsinarow,ZhaiXiaochuanmadealayupandBenimoninterferedwiththeball.Afterthreequarters,Beijingstilltrailed13points88-101.  Inthefinalgame,ZhangQingpenghitathree-pointer,ZhangChengyumadeasinglelayup,ZhaiXiaochuanmadeanotherthree-pointer,Beijingchased94-103,thepointsdifferencereturnedtosingledigits.Benimonmade2freethrows,Marburymadealayup,ZhuYanxihitathree-pointer,Beijingteamchasedonly8points.AfterMarburymade2freethrows,theBeijingteamtrailedby6points.TianJiafuandMarburyhitathree-pointer,andthenSuWeiandMarburymadelayups,respectively,andthepointdifferencehasbeen6points.Inthefourthquarter,5minutesand41seconds,Marburyscoredthreepointsonthetopofthearc.Beijingchased111-114andwasonly3pointsaway.  Inthelasthalfofthegame,thegameenteredafierceheat,ZhaiXiaochuandunked,ZhangChengyuhitamid-rangejumper,ZhangQingpengbrokethroughthelayup,Beijing115-116only1pointdifference.ZhaiXiaochuanmade2of2freethrows,Jonesmade1of2freethrows,Marburymade2of2freethrows,theBeijingteamovertake119-117by2points.ZhaiXiaochuanmade2freethrowsandcompletedacounterattacklayup.Jonesleftthecourtwith6commits.Beijing125-118ledby7points.ZhangChengyuhitathree-pointer,SunJielayup,Qingdao123-125onlytwopointsbehind.Marburymade1of2freethrowsandSunJiehitathree-pointertotriggeratie.Beforetheendofthegame3.In4seconds,ZhuYanximadeathree-pointerfromthebottomcorner,andtheBeijingteamwonthegamewithalore!  GameHighlights:7minutesand57secondsinthesecondquarter,ZhuYanxi,whowasreimbursedfortheinjuryseasonlastseason,cameoffthebenchtoannouncethecomeback.FansonthescenecollectivelyapplaudedthereturnofZhuYanxi.3minutesand22secondsbeforehalftime,ZhuYanxilayuplayup,theaudienceburstintohugecheersagain.Beforetheendofthehalftimeextension,ZhangChengyuandZhaiXiaochuanbrokeuptheverbaldisputeandwaspulledawaybythereferee.Therewasabooatthescene.  Bothteamsstart:Beijingteamstart:MarburyWangXiaohuiZhaiXiaochuanZhangSongtaoJiZheQingdaoteamstart:TianJiafuSuWeiZhangChengyuJonesSunJie