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Beijing Ducks grabs 8th straight win

12-08-2011 14:03 BJT

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The hottest team in the CBA, the Beijing Ducks were back in action on Wednesday evening looking to snap a remarkable losing skid. Beijing, on the road to take on the Bayi Rockets attempting to run their record to a perfect 8-0 on the season but if they were to do so, they would have to win in Bayi for the first time in 17 seasons going 0-22 in the Rockets barn over that time.

Bayi is the Chinese army team and is the only team in the league to not use imported players. Beijing, would match all-Chinese starting line-up of their opponents in the first, leaving Stephon Marbury to come off the bench. The Beijing Chinese group though, would come out hot and led by 13 early on.

The hottest team in the CBA, the Beijing Ducks were back in action on Wednesday evening
looking to snap a remarkable losing skid.

Marbury, would make an appearance in the second Q and help Beijing extend the lead to 17. Bayi, looking to close the deficit would turn to Wang Zhizhi, who had the winning points in the Rockets win over Jiangsu last Sunday. Wang, bringing the hosts within 12.

But Beijing, too deep for Bayi and were never really in trouble. Li Xuelin, was solid for Beijing as he dropped 12 points, and added 6 steals and 6 assists.

Beijing would take an 18 point lead into the second half, as Bayi struggled to contain Marbury and fellow import Randolph Morris. Finally Beijing beat Bayi, 110-73 to pick up an 8th straight win and win for the first time in 17 years in Bayi. The 8 game winning streak is the longest in team history.

The hottest team in the CBA, the Beijing Ducks were
back in action on Wednesday evening looking to snap
a remarkable losing skid.

Editor:Zhang Dan |Source: CNTV.CN

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