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Liaoning Flying Leopards Secure Thrilling Victory; Guangdong Southern Tigers Dominate Derby in CBA League

Beijing, April 01, 2024, The Europe Today: In a riveting clash in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league on Sunday, the Liaoning Flying Leopards extended their winning streak to three games with a narrow 97-95 triumph over the Nanjing Monkey Kings. Meanwhile, the Guangdong Southern Tigers emerged victorious in the derby, overpowering the Guangzhou Loong Lions with a commanding 124-97 victory.

The Liaoning Flying Leopards, currently holding the second position in the league table, exhibited determination from the outset, dominating the first quarter with a score of 35-23. Despite a spirited comeback by the Nanjing Monkey Kings led by Wang Lanqin and Lin Wei, who narrowed the deficit to eight points at halftime, Liaoning maintained their lead.

A fiercely contested third quarter saw Nanjing make a spirited 12-2 run, bringing the game within four points. However, Kyle Fogg showcased his prowess for Liaoning, scoring 30 points, including the crucial final five points to secure the hard-fought victory. Antonio Blakeney led the charge for Nanjing with an impressive 35 points and 16 rebounds, supported by Lin Wei and Wang Lanqin, who contributed 19 and 15 points respectively.

In another exhilarating encounter, the Guangdong Southern Tigers continued their dominant form, securing an 11-game winning streak with a resounding 124-97 win over the Guangzhou Loong Lions. Zhou Qi led the charge with 23 points, while Tremont Waters added 22 points, with five Guangdong players scoring in double figures.

In other matches on Sunday, the Shanxi Loongs clinched a thrilling 124-117 victory over the Tianjin Pioneers, the Beijing Ducks edged past the Ningbo Rockets with a 105-96 win, the Zhejiang Lions defeated the Qingdao Eagles 102-87, and the Xinjiang Flying Tigers cruised to a commanding 147-107 win over the Jilin Northeast Tigers.

The latest round of matches in the CBA league showcased thrilling basketball action, highlighting the competitive spirit and skill of teams vying for supremacy in one of the most prestigious basketball leagues in the world.