Women's Chinese Basketball Association

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The Women's Chinese Basketball Association is a professional women's basketball league in China. It is commonly known as the WCBA, and this name (spelled out in letters) is often used even in Chinese.

The WCBA was established in 2002. It is the women's counterpart to the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA).

History[edit]

Teams[edit]

Team names often incorporate the name of a corporate sponsor.[1]

Team Home
Bayi GuangBO Kylins (八一广博文具) Changsha
Beijing JinOu Great Wall (北京首钢) Beijing
Jiangsu Phoenix Yonglian Jiangsu
Guangdong Dongguan Songshan Lake Dolphins ( 广东东莞日报 ) Tangxia
Heilongjiang Shenda Chenneng (黑龙江绅达) Harbin
Dandong Xinyu Liaoning Hengye (辽宁衡业) Liaoning
Qujing Synaptic (云南曲靖立得) Qujing
ShenBu WC Liaoning Golden Lions (沈部万成) Tieling
Shandong Zhongxin Electronic (山东众鑫电子) Gaomi
Shanxi Xing Rui Flame (山西兴瑞烈焰) Taiyuan
Shanghai Octopus (上海宝山) BaoShan Shanghai
Zhejiang Chouzou Bank Far East (浙江稠州银行) Yiwu

Champions[edit]

  • 2002 - Bayi
  • 2003 - Bayi
  • 2004 - Bayi
  • 2005 - Bayi
  • 2006 - Liaoning
  • 2007 - Liaoning
  • 2008 - Bayi
  • 2009 - Liaoning
  • 2010 - Liaoning[2]
  • 2011 - Shenbu[3]
  • 2012 - Beijing[4]
  • 2013 - Shanxi
  • 2014 - Shanxi[5]

2004-2005 season[edit]

The 2004–2005 regular season began on October 30, 2004, and including all playoffs was scheduled to end on January 16, 2005 at the latest. Regular season games were scheduled on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

On January 15, 2005, Bayi defeated Liaoning to win its fourth straight WCBA title.

Ranking for 2004-2005 season[edit]

  1. Bayi China Telecom
  2. Liaoning Baocheng
  3. Jiangsu Nangang
  4. Heilongjiang Zhenning
  5. Shenbu Sanyang
  6. Guangdong Hongjia
  7. Shanghai Dongfang
  8. Beijing Shougang
  9. Henan Yuguang
  10. Jilin Aohua
  11. Fujian Tailaoshan
  12. Hebei Lulu

Foreign players in league history[edit]

Italic players still play in the league (2013).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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