2003–04 CBA season

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2003–04 CBA season
League Chinese Basketball Association
Sport Basketball
Duration November 16, 2003 – March 3, 2004
TV partner(s) CCTV-5
and local channels
Regular Season
Season champions Guangdong Southern Tigers
Season MVP Tang Zhengdong
Playoffs
Finals
Champions Guangdong Southern Tigers
  Runners-up Bayi Rockets
CBA seasons

The 2003–04 CBA season is the ninth CBA season.[1]

The season ran from November 16, 2003 to March 3, 2004. No teams were promoted from the Second Division, while two teams were set to be relegated. However, relegations were abolished after all Relegation Round matches have been played.[2]

Regular Season Standings[edit]

[2]

# 2003–04 CBA season
Team W L PCT GB Home Road Tiebreaker
1 Guangdong Southern Tigers 19 3 .864 - 11–0 8–3
2 Jiangsu Dragons 15 7 .682 4 11–0 4–7
3 Bayi Rockets 14 8 .636 5 8–3 6–5
4 Jilin Northeast Tigers 13 9 .591 6 8–3 5–6
5 Xinjiang Flying Tigers 12 10 .545 7 9–2 3–8
6 Shandong Lions 10 12 .455 9 8–3 2–9 SD 2-0 BO
7 Beijing Olympians 10 12 .455 9 5–6 5–6
8 Shaanxi Kylins 9 13 .409 10 6–5 3–8 SX 1-1(190-190) LN
Shaanxi has advantage
on Goal Average
9 Liaoning Hunters 9 13 .409 10 5–6 4–7
10 Shanghai Sharks 8 14 .364 11 4–7 4–7
11 Beijing Ducks 7 15 .318 12 5–6 2–9
12 Zhejiang Cyclones 6 16 .273 10 4–7 2–9
Key to colors
     Top 8 teams advance to the Playoffs
     Bottom 4 teams advance to the Relegation Round


Playoffs[edit]

The top 8 teams in the regular season advanced to the playoffs. The quarterfinals and semifinals once again used best-of-three series to determine the advancing team.

In the Final series, Guangdong Southern Tigers defeated Bayi Rockets (3-1).[1][2]

Teams in bold advanced to the next round. The numbers to the left of each team indicate the team's seeding in regular season, and the numbers to the right indicate the number of games the team won in that round. Home court advantage belongs to the team with the better regular season record; teams enjoying the home advantage are shown in italics.

Quarterfinals
Best of 3
Semifinals
Best of 3
Finals
Best of 5
                 
1 Guangdong Southern Tigers 2
8 Shaanxi Kylins 0
1 Guangdong Southern Tigers 2
4 Jilin Northeast Tigers 1
4 Jilin Northeast Tigers 2
5 Xinjiang Flying Tigers 1
1 Guangdong Southern Tigers 3
3 Bayi Rockets 1
2 Jiangsu Dragons 2
7 Beijing Olympians 0
2 Jiangsu Dragons 0
3 Bayi Rockets 2
3 Bayi Rockets 2
6 Shandong Lions 0

Relegations[edit]

The bottom 4 teams participated in the Relegation Round. Each team played 4 games against each of the other three teams, for a total of 12 games.

2 teams were set to be relegated. However, relegations were abolished after all Relegation Round matches have been played.[1][2]

Team W L
Shanghai Sharks 7 5
Beijing Ducks 7 5
Zhejiang Cyclones 6 6
Liaoning Hunters 4 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "2003-2004赛季CBA大事记:宏远掀翻八一王朝". 网易体育. Retrieved 2 December 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d 搜狐体育. "Data Source". Retrieved 2 December 2011. 

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