January 19, 2016
Placements were already decided heading into the final day of games. Elizabeth Cambage encountered no resistance from Beijing as she led Shanghai to a 79-64 win. An absence of foreign players in the other game let the domestic players thrive in advance of the playoffs. Hua Linwang, Wang Lili, and Zhang Xiaoni led Xinjiang to an 86-80 win over Zhu Lin, Huang Sijin, and Guangdong.
Shanghai vs. Beijing 79-64 SH Cambage 31/12r Li 11 BJ Sun 18 Shao 12
Xinjiang vs. Guangdong 86-80 XJ Hua 25/8r Wang 22/6r Zhang 20/8r GD Zhu 23/8r Huang 2/10
Standings: Xinjiang 9-3, Beijing 7-5, Shanghai 6-6, Guangdong 2-10
A battle between teams appearing to be more focused on the playoffs saw Shenyang beat Shanxi 68-58. Bayi jumped into second place with an 89-69 win over Liaoning as the visitors seemed more preoccupied with their critical upcoming series for the last spot in the championship playoffs.
Shenyang vs. Shanxi 68-58 SY Zhao 16/8r Jin 16/6r SN Wu 12 Moore 8
Bayi vs. Liaoning 89-69 81 Sun MX 17/7r Sun MR 16/9r LN Liang 14 Han 12 Braxton 6
Standings: Shenyang 10-2, Bayi 6-6, Shanxi 6-6, Liaoning 2-10 [Read more…]