Dongguan Leopards

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Dongguan New Century Leopards
Dongguan Leopard logo.png
Founded 2003
League CBA
Team history Dongguan Leopards
(2003-present)
Based in Dalang, Dongguan, Guangdong, China
Arena Dalang Arena, 4,000 capacity
Colors White, blue
         
Head coach United States / Australia Brian Goorjian
Championships 0
Division titles 0
Mascot Leopard

Dongguan New Century Leopards (东莞新世纪烈豹) or Dongguan Leopards or Dongguan New Century are a Chinese professional basketball team in the Southern Division of the Chinese Basketball Association, who take their name from Dalang, Dongguan, Guangdong and play home games at Dalang Arena (大朗体育馆).

They were runners-up in the 2004 CBL championship and were promoted to the CBA for the 2005–2006 season.

In their first season in the CBA in 2005–2006, Dongguan New Century finished in seventh and last place in the South Division, out of the playoffs.

In July 2011, prior to his achieving fame in the NBA, point guard Jeremy Lin played for the Leopards during a three-game tournament. Lin was named MVP of the tournament.[1]

Roster[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team, as has been defined by FIBA. Players may hold more than one nationality.

Dongguan Leopards roster roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt.
C 1 China Cai Chen 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) 116 kg (256 lb)
G 2 Nigeria Akognon, Josh 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 84 kg (185 lb)
G 5 Chinese Taipei Hung Chih-shan 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) 80 kg (176 lb)
F 6 China Song Tao 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in)
C 7 China Zhang Kai 2.12 m (6 ft 11 in) 95 kg (209 lb)
F 8 United States Randolph, Ronald 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 110 kg (243 lb)
G 9 China Feng Qi 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
F 10 China Huang Guobin 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 75 kg (165 lb)
F 12 China Gu Quan 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 90 kg (198 lb)
F 13 China Qiu Biao 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 100 kg (220 lb)
C 15 China Sun Zhe 2.20 m (7 ft 3 in) 115 kg (254 lb)
F 20 China He Zhongmian 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 90 kg (198 lb)
C 22 China Li Muhao 2.18 m (7 ft 2 in) 91 kg (201 lb)
G 33 China Bi Jiguang 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
F/C 55 China Sun Tonglin 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 110 kg (243 lb)
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: November 20, 2011

Notable players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robbins, Len (February 15, 2012). "Lin found game on other side of the world". The New York Post. Retrieved August 9, 2012. 

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