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KOR - Korean all stars win again against China
INCHEON (All-Star game) – The Korean Basketball League (KBL) All-Stars claimed their second win in three days against their counterparts from the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) with a 91-73 victory in Incheon on Tuesday.
The KBL side trailed 27-15 after the opening quarter and 43-32 at half-time but came back strongly in the second half for an 18-point win.
Dontae Jones led all scorers with 27 points and nine rebounds as the hosts outscored their opponents 32-11 in the final quarter.
The KBL All-Stars also got strong efforts from Nigerian power forward Olumide Oyedeji with 20 points and 16 rebounds, and Yang Dong Guen, the game’s MVP, who had 18 points and five rebounds.
Chinese international Yi Jianlian, who may declare for the NBA Draft this summer, had 18 points and eight rebounds, while Chris Porter scored 13 for the CBA All-Stars, who lost 75-73 in the first meeting in China on Sunday.