Jones scores 53 as Jilin beats Zhejiang in CBA
Hangzhou News   2020-12-29 14:04   Source:Xinhua

ZHUJI, China, Dec. 28 (Xinhua) -- Dominique Jones notched a game-high 53 points as the Jilin Northeast Tigers snapped their three-game losing streak with a 123-98 victory over the Zhejiang Lions in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league here on Monday.

Jones also contributed 12 rebounds, eight assists and six steals, while Jiang Yuxing finished with 22 points and nine rebounds.

Miroslav Radulica led Zhejiang with 30 points and 11 rebounds, with center Hu Jinqiu adding 21 points and 13 rebounds.

Jones came off the bench to score 20 points on eight-of-nine shooting, giving Jilin a 37-24 lead in the first quarter.

Jilin widened the gap to 20 points after Jiang Yuxing's layup, and led 63-47 at the break.

Trailing by 16 points, Zhejiang failed to cut the deficit and Jilin led 89-73 going into the last period.

Jilin had the game's biggest advantage of 123-93 after Cui Jinming made a steal and delivered a pass to teammate Liu Tianyi for a 3-pointer with 1:54 on the clock, condemning Zhejiang to its sixth loss in a row.

Author:  Editor:Zhang Di