2013–14 CBA season

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2013–14 CBA season
League Chinese Basketball Association
Sport Basketball
Duration November 8, 2013 – February 16, 2014 (regular season)
TV partner(s) CCTV-5 and many local channels.
Regular Season
Season champions Guangdong Southern Tigers
Season MVP China Yi Jianlian (domestic)
United States Lester Hudson (foreign)
Playoffs
Finals
Champions Beijing Ducks
  Runners-up Xinjiang Flying Tigers
Finals MVP United States Randolph Morris
CBA seasons
14–15 →

The 2013–14 CBA season is the 19th CBA season. Sichuan Blue Whales were promoted to the CBA, becoming the 18th team of the league. [1]

The regular season began on Friday, November 8, 2013 with the Guangdong Southern Tigers hosting the Sichuan Blue Whales. The 2014 CBA All-Star Game was played on January 19, 2014, at the MasterCard Center in Beijing. The regular season ended on Sunday, February 16, 2014.

Foreign players policy[edit]

All teams except Bayi Rockets can have two foreign players, while the bottom 5 teams of last season and Sichuan Blue Whales have an extra right to sign an Asian player. However, Shanghai Sharks waived their rights to sign the extra Asian player.

The rule of using players in each game is described in this chart:

# Facing other teams Facing Bayi Rockets
Chinese players+ No Limit No Limit
Asian players++ 5 quarters collectively+++
International players 6 quarters collectively

+ Including players from Hong Kong and Chinese Taipei.

++ If teams waive their rights to sign the extra Asian player, they may use foreign players for 7 quarters collectively.

+++ Only 1 allowed in the 4th quarter.

Foreign players[edit]

Club Player 1 Player 2 Asian Player
Bayi Rockets - - -
Beijing Ducks United States Stephon Marbury
United States Damien Wilkins[2]
United States Randolph Morris -
Dongguan Leopards United States Bobby Brown United States Donte Greene -
Foshan Dralions United States Gerald Fitch United States Shavlik Randolph -
Fujian Sturgeons United States Delonte West United States Will McDonald Iran Samad Nikkhah Bahrami
Guangdong Southern Tigers United States Khalif Wyatt
United States Royal Ivey [3]
United States Josh Powell -
Jiangsu Dragons United States Marcus Haislip United States Jackson Vroman -
Jilin Northeast Tigers United States Leon Rodgers United States Denzel Bowles Jordan Sam Daghles
Liaoning Flying Leopards United States Dominique Jones United States Hakim Warrick -
Qingdao Eagles Puerto Rico Peter John Ramos Nigeria Josh Akognon State of Palestine Sani Sakakini
Shandong Lions UkraineUnited States Eugene Jeter United States Donnell Harvey -
Shanghai Sharks United States Darnell Jackson United States Quincy Douby -
Shanxi Brave Dragons United States Charles Gaines United States Marcus Williams -
Sichuan Blue Whales Nigeria Michael Efevberha United States D. J. White Iran Hamed Haddadi
Tianjin Golden Lions United States Sebastian Telfair United States Shelden Williams Jordan Zaid Abbas
Xinjiang Flying Tigers United States Lester Hudson United States James Singleton
NigeriaUnited States Reggie Okosa [4]
-
Zhejiang Golden Bulls United States Ivan Johnson United States Dewarick Spencer -
Zhejiang Lions United States Jonathan Gibson United States Chris Johnson -

Regular Season Standings[edit]

# 2013–14 CBA season
Team W L PCT GB Home Road Tiebreaker
1 Guangdong Southern Tigers 30 4 .882 - 15–2 15–2
2 Xinjiang Flying Tigers 26 8 .765 4 16–1 10–7
3 Dongguan Leopards 25 9 .735 5 15–2 10–7
4 Beijing Ducks 23 11 .676 7 15–2 8–9
5 Zhejiang Lions 21 13 .618 9 14–3 7–10
6 Tianjin Golden Lions 20 14 .588 10 15–2 5–12 TJ 3-1
LN 2-2
SH 1-3
7 Liaoning Dinosaurs 20 14 .588 10 14–3 6–11
8 Shanghai Sharks 20 14 .588 10 14–3 6–11
9 Shandong Lions 19 15 .559 11 13–4 6–11
10 Fujian Sturgeons 16 18 .471 14 12–5 4–13
11 Jiangsu Dragons 15 19 .441 15 10–7 5–12
12 Sichuan Blue Whales 14 20 .412 16 10–7 4–13
13 Zhejiang Golden Bulls 13 21 .382 17 11–6 2–15
14 Jilin Northeast Tigers 12 22 .353 18 11–6 1–16
15 Foshan Dralions 11 23 .324 19 5–12 6–11
16 Shanxi Brave Dragons 10 24 .294 20 8–9 2–15
17 Bayi Rockets 6 28 .176 24 6–11 0–17
18 Qingdao Eagles 5 29 .147 25 3–14 2–15
Key to colors
     Top 8 teams advance to the Playoffs


Playoffs[edit]

The playoffs of the 2013-14 CBA season started on February 18, 2014. The playoff brackets are shown below:

Quarterfinals
Best of 5
Semifinals
Best of 5
Finals
Best of 7
                 
1 Guangdong Southern Tigers 3
8 Shanghai Sharks 0
1 Guangdong Southern Tigers 2
4 Beijing Ducks 3
4 Beijing Ducks 3
5 Zhejiang Lions 1
4 Beijing Ducks 4
2 Xinjiang Flying Tigers 2
2 Xinjiang Flying Tigers 3
7 Liaoning Flying Leopards 1
2 Xinjiang Flying Tigers 3
3 Dongguan Leopards 0
3 Dongguan Leopards 3
6 Tianjin Golden Lions 1

Bold Series winner

italics Team with home-court advantage

Finals[edit]

The finals of 2013-14 CBA season started on March 19, 2014. Beijing Ducks and Xinjiang Flying Tigers competed for the champions in a 2-3-2 format of homes. Because Xinjiang Flying Tigers ranked higher in the regular season, they hosted Beijing Ducks in the first two games. Beijing won the first two away games. In the subsequent three games at Beijing, Xinjiang won the first and third ones and made the score 2-3. In the sixth game at Urumqi, Beijing defeated Xinjiang with a score of 98-88 and nailed their second CBA Championship.

The scores of the six games are as follows:

Date Result Host Arena Host City
March 19, 2014 Xinjiang 75 vs 95 Beijing Hongshan Arena Ürümqi
March 21, 2014 Xinjiang 86 vs 90 Beijing Hongshan Arena Ürümqi
March 23, 2014 Beijing 81 vs 92 Xinjiang MasterCard Center Beijing
March 26, 2014 Beijing 94 vs 88 Xinjiang MasterCard Center Beijing
March 28, 2014 Beijing 80 vs 83 Xinjiang MasterCard Center Beijing
March 30, 2014 Xinjiang 88 vs 98 Beijing Hongshan Arena Ürümqi

Awards[edit]

Players of the week[edit]

The following players were named the Domestic and Foreign Players of the Week.

Week Domestic Player Foreign Player Ref.
1 Yi Jianlian (Guangdong Southern Tigers) United States Shavlik Randolph (Foshan Dralions) [5]
2 Yi Jianlian (Guangdong Southern Tigers) (2) United States Charles Gaines (Shanxi Brave Dragons) [6]
3 Wang Zhelin (Fujian Sturgeons) United States Shelden Williams (Tianjin Golden Lions) [7]
4 Wang Zhelin (Fujian Sturgeons) (2) United States Randolph Morris (Beijing Ducks) [8]
5 Wang Zhelin (Fujian Sturgeons) (3) United States Lester Hudson (Xinjiang Flying Tigers) [9]
6 Wang Zhelin (Fujian Sturgeons) (4) United States Dominique Jones (Liaoning Flying Leopards) [10]
7 Yi Jianlian (Guangdong Southern Tigers) (3) United States Marcus Williams (Shanxi Brave Dragons) [11]
8 Yi Jianlian (Guangdong Southern Tigers) (4) United States Shelden Williams (Tianjin Golden Lions) (2)
9 Wang Zhelin (Fujian Sturgeons) (5) Iran Samad Nikkhah Bahrami (Fujian Sturgeons) [12]
10 Yi Jianlian (Guangdong Southern Tigers) (5) Nigeria Michael Efevberha (Sichuan Blue Whales)
11 Sun Yue (Beijing Ducks) United States Marcus Haislip (Jiangsu Dragons) [13]
12 Yi Jianlian (Guangdong Southern Tigers) (6) United States Jonathan Gibson (Zhejiang Lions) [14]

Notes and references[edit]

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  2. ^ "新外援威尔金斯 昨天抵达北京 今天就飞沈阳 紧急办理注册 明天争取上阵 替老马救场 他马不停蹄". 网易新闻. 2013-12-05. Retrieved 2014-03-20. 
  3. ^ "广东更换外援怀艾特离队 易建联前NBA队友加盟". 搜狐体育. 2014-01-29. Retrieved 2014-03-20. 
  4. ^ "新疆新外援确定打第六战 奥克萨将身披15号球衣". 搜狐体育. 2014-03-30. Retrieved 2014-03-20. 
  5. ^ "CBA联赛首周MVP评选出炉 易建联携手兰多夫当选". 搜狐体育. 2013-11-23. Retrieved 2014-02-19. 
  6. ^ "CBA联赛第二周MVP评选出炉 阿联连庄查尔斯当选". 搜狐体育. 2013-12-01. Retrieved 2014-02-19. 
  7. ^ "CBA联赛第三周MVP出炉 王哲林携手天津外援当选". 搜狐体育. 2013-12-09. Retrieved 2014-02-19. 
  8. ^ "CBA联赛第四周MVP出炉 王哲林蝉联莫里斯新上榜". 搜狐体育. 2013-12-12. Retrieved 2014-02-19. 
  9. ^ "CBA第五周MVP公布:哈德森获殊荣 王哲林三连霸". 搜狐体育. 2013-12-19. Retrieved 2014-02-19. 
  10. ^ "CBA第六周MVP公布:辽宁琼斯当选 王哲林四连庄". 搜狐体育. 2013-12-29. Retrieved 2014-02-19. 
  11. ^ "篮协公布CBA第七和第八周MVP:阿联连续上榜(图)". 搜狐体育. 2014-01-17. Retrieved 2014-02-19. 
  12. ^ "CBA第9-10周MVP:阿联王哲林强势 两外援首上榜". 搜狐体育. 2014-01-27. Retrieved 2014-02-19. 
  13. ^ "篮协评CBA第11周MVP:孙悦首当选 离谱哥获殊荣". 搜狐体育. 2014-02-06. Retrieved 2014-02-19. 
  14. ^ "易建联第6次当选CBA周MVP 广厦吉布森首获殊荣". 搜狐体育. 2014-02-15. Retrieved 2014-02-19. 

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