, June 4th, China Basketball Association released an announcement on the afternoon of 4th, Beijing time, announcing that the CBA league will be rematched on June 20th. Subsequently, the CBA League released the first grouping situation. At the same time, in view of the impact of the epidemic, foreign players on some teams cannot return to the team. The CBA League said in the notice that the team’s application for suspension of use of all foreign players before the start of the rematch can be regarded as an all-Chinese team. Team equivalent.

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The full text of the notice is as follows:

  According to the notice of the Chinese Basketball Association, the 2019-2020 season CBA league will be rematched on June 20. In the first stage of the semi-finals, 20 teams will compete in the empty court system in Qingdao, Shandong and Dongguan, Guangdong!

  The 2019-2020 season CBA league has conducted 30 regular seasons before the Spring Festival break. Due to the impact of the new crown pneumonia epidemic, the league announced on January 24 this year that it will postpone the follow-up games that were scheduled to begin on February 1. The CBA League semi-finals will be conducted in the form of a match-making system. The 20 teams in the first stage will be divided into two groups to participate in Qingdao and Dongguan respectively. All the games played are regular seasons in the 2019-2020 season CBA league competition schedule The games and supplements included in the 31st to 46th rounds. In the first stage of the rematch, each team will participate in 7-8 games.

  The grouping of the first stage of the semi-finals is as follows:

  Qingdao Division: Qingdao Guoxin Double Star, Xinjiang Elite, Liaoning Bengang, Zhejiang Guangsha Holdings, Beijing Shougang, Zhejiang Chouzhou Bank, Nanjing Tongxi Zhouguang, Shanghai Jiushi, Times China Guangzhou, Bayi Nanchang.

  Dongguan Division: Guangdong Bank of Dongguan, Shandong Dongxiong, Shanxi Fenjiu, Beijing Holdings, Jiutai Rural Commercial Bank, Fujian Leopard, Shenzhen Marco Polo, Suzhou Kendiya, Sichuan Wuliangjinzuo, Tianjin Pioneer.

  In view of the impact of the epidemic, foreign players of some teams cannot return to the team. According to the requirements of the Chinese Basketball Association, on the premise that the original competition rules are basically unchanged, the rules for the participation and playing of foreign players and Asian foreign players basically follow the original rules, but the start of the rematch Previously, if the team applied to suspend the use of all foreign players of the team (including Asian foreign players), it can be regarded as a Chinese team. According to the original competition rules, when a Chinese team plays against a team with foreign players (including Asian foreign players), the team with foreign players shall execute 4 quarters of foreign players (including Asian foreign players). Only one player is allowed to play.

  The announcement of the rematch of the CBA League is the first large-scale domestic sporting event to be resumed after my country’s epidemic blockade has achieved major strategic results. In order to create a safe and healthy competition environment for the semi-finals, the CBA Alliance has formulated a detailed epidemic prevention and control work plan and emergency plan under the guidance and help of Academician Zhong Nanshan and his team, and will provide certification personnel of all categories participating in the competition Distribute detailed practical manuals for epidemic prevention and control. At the same time, the league semi-finals have also received strong support from relevant departments at all levels in Shandong Province and Guangdong Province, as well as the Qingdao and Dongguan municipal governments. During the rematch, the CBA league will require all participating teams and staff to strictly abide by the requirements of the league organizing committee and the local epidemic prevention and control department in the competition area to ensure the safety and order of the event.

  During the preparation period for the rematch, although the league was suspended, the CBA League actively responded to the call of the Chinese Basketball Association and held a series of "epidemic prevention and control" and "resumption of production" themed activities, including the online team's vigorous horse PK game; and The specially invited Chinese women’s wheelchair basketball team and the Guangdong Provincial Men’s Wheelchair Basketball Team held a charity shooting challenge; CBA You Me TA worked with People’s Daily, the Chinese Basketball Association’s small basketball project and Yao Fund’s “I Sports, the “Basket” can not stop "CBA Alliance also released the official basketball teaching course for the first time-CBA "one trick fresh" basketball class.

  During the rematch, although there are no spectators in the empty court, the CBA Alliance will work with many partners to organize a variety of online and on-site fan interaction activities, and strive to "repeat" to dedicate wonderful basketball games to the fans. (Finish)