China News Service, Beijing, April 20th. The 2021-2022 CBA League finals kicked off on the evening of the 20th. The Liaoning team defeated the Zhejiang Guangsha team 98:75, and won the first round of this peak matchup. The championship trophy is one step closer.
This is also after a lapse of 4 years, the Liaoning team and the Zhejiang Guangsha team met the finals again. In the 2017-2018 season, the Liaoning team swept the Zhejiang Guangsha team, which entered the finals for the first time, 4:0, and won the team history. the first championship.
In the semi-finals, both teams swept their opponents 3-0.
However, facing the declining defending champion Guangdong team, the Liaoning team did not die.
Against this season's biggest dark horse, Shanghai team, Zhejiang Guangsha team paid a heavy price. Two absolute main players and members of the "Guangsha Three Young Masters" Hu Jinqiu and Zhao Yanhao were injured in the second and third games of the semifinals respectively. Both bid farewell to the season ahead of schedule.
One side is the booming Liaoning team, and the other side is the Guangsha team, which has even broken the generals. Therefore, this finals is also considered by some fans to lack suspense and gold content.
At the beginning of the game, the Guangsha team, who played in the remaining lineup, did not lose the wind. They also took the lead at the beginning. After the first quarter ended at 22:24, they were only 3 points behind at 46:49 in the first half.
However, in the second half, the situation changed, and the Liaoning team suddenly exerted force, leading by 13 points with 24:11 in a single quarter, and widening the gap to 16 points with 73:57 at the end of the third quarter.
In the fourth quarter, the Guangsha team, which lacked the depth of the bench and lost soldiers, has become a dead end, and the game has completely lost its suspense. In the end, the Liaoning team won a big victory with 98:75.
In this campaign, Liaoning team Guo Ailun scored 24 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists, Zhao Jiwei contributed 13 points and 7 assists, and Fu Hao contributed 16 points and 6 rebounds.
Sun Minghui, the only remaining fruit of the "Three Young Masters of Guangsha", still scored 13 points and 5 assists under heavy defense.
In addition, the two "post-99s" Zhao Jiaren and Zhu Junlong of the Guangsha team who were entrusted with important tasks in this game lived up to their expectations, scoring 15 points, 5 rebounds and 10 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists respectively, plus 13 Xu Zhonghao, who scored 9 rebounds, may be the biggest gain of the Zhejiang Guangsha team in this big loss.
This season's CBA finals adopt a best-of-seven system.
The second round will be played on the evening of the 22nd, Beijing time.