2012 CBA Playoffs

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The 2012 CBA Playoffs is the postseason for the Chinese Basketball Association's 2011–12 season. The playoffs started on February 22, 2012 and ended on March 30, 2012. Beijing Ducks defeated Guangdong Southern Tigers to win their first CBA championship. It was broadcast on CCTV-5 and many local channels in China. Eight teams qualified for the playoffs, all seeded 1 to 8 in a tournament bracket, with first and second round in a best-of-five format, and a final in a best-of-seven format.[1]

Playoff qualifying[edit]

Seed Team Wins Clinched Playoff berth Fixed seed ranking
1 Guangdong Southern Tigers 27 January 19[2] February 5[3]
2 Beijing Ducks 21 February 5[4] February 12[5]
3 Shanxi Brave Dragons 20 February 10[6] February 15+
4 Xinjiang Flying Tigers 19 February 12[7] February 15+
5 Dongguan Leopards 19 February 8[8] February 15+
6 Shanghai Sharks 18 February 10[6] February 15+
7 Zhejiang Lions 18 February 10[6] February 15+
8 Fujian Xunxing 17 February 10[6] February 15+
  • Note +: February 15 was the last matchday of regular season.

Bracket[edit]

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 5
Semifinals
Best of 5
Finals
Best of 7
                 
1 Guangdong Southern Tigers 3
8 Fujian Xunxing 0
1 Guangdong Southern Tigers 3
4 Xinjiang Flying Tigers 0
4 Xinjiang Flying Tigers 3
5 Dongguan Leopards 2
1 Guangdong Southern Tigers 1
2 Beijing Ducks 4
3 Shanxi Brave Dragons 3
6 Shanghai Sharks 1
3 Shanxi Brave Dragons 2
2 Beijing Ducks 3
2 Beijing Ducks 3
7 Zhejiang Lions 0

Match details[edit]

All times are in China standard time (UTC+8)

Quarterfinals[edit]

(1) Guangdong Southern Tigers vs. (8) Fujian Xunxing[edit]

February 22
19:30
Fujian Xunxing 97–115 Guangdong Southern Tigers
Scoring by quarter: 25-19, 13-35, 27-28, 32-33
Pts: Will McDonald 33
Rebs: Will McDonald 6
Asts: Zaid Abbas 9
Pts: Wang Shipeng 24
Rebs: James Singleton 12
Asts: Aaron Brooks 8
Zuchang Gymnasium, Jinjiang
Referees:
Ban Qi
Song Xiaojing
Hu Ji
February 24
19:30
Guangdong Southern Tigers 116–104 Fujian Xunxing
Scoring by quarter: 37-22, 22-26, 31-24, 26-32
Pts: Aaron Brooks 23
Rebs: James Singleton 9
Asts: 5 players 3
Pts: Will McDonald 24
Rebs: Will McDonald 17
Asts: Gong Songlin, Xie Yacai 3
Dongguan Arena, Dongguan
Referees:
Wu Minhua
Sun Weibing
He Luwei
February 26
19:30
Guangdong Southern Tigers 137–106 Fujian Xunxing
Scoring by quarter: 39-25, 26-42, 33-24, 39-15
Pts: Zhou Peng 31
Rebs: James Singleton 14
Asts: Aaron Brooks 7
Pts: Guo Lei 25
Rebs: Guo Lei, Will McDonald 8
Asts: Gong Songlin 7
Guangdong win series, 3-0.
Dongguan Arena, Dongguan
Referees:
Yu Bin
Yan Yudong
Yan Jun
Regular-season series

Teams were tied 1–1 in the regular-season series:

December 21, 2011
Fujian Xunxing 90–85 Guangdong Southern Tigers
February 8, 2012
Guangdong Southern Tigers 126–116 Fujian Xunxing

This was the first time Guangdong and Fujian had met in the CBA Playoffs.

(2) Beijing Ducks vs. (7) Zhejiang Lions[edit]

February 22
19:30
Zhejiang Lions 103–106 Beijing Ducks
Scoring by quarter: 25-29, 23-26, 22-31, 33-20
Pts: Peter John Ramos 26
Rebs: Peter John Ramos 20
Asts: Wang Zirui, Rodney White 4
Pts: Stephon Marbury 32
Rebs: Zhai Xiaochuan 10
Asts: Stephon Marbury 7
Hangzhou Gymnasium, Hangzhou
Referees:
Wang Mei
Yang Xiaoguang
Ning Rihui
February 24
19:30
Beijing Ducks 104–87 Zhejiang Lions
Scoring by quarter: 33-28, 27-15, 26-21, 18-23
Pts: Randolph Morris, Zhu Yanxi 20
Rebs: Zhai Xiaochuan 9
Asts: Stephon Marbury 7
Pts: Rodney White 23
Rebs: Rodney White, PJ Ramos 10
Asts: Lin Chih-chieh 4
Shougang Gymnasium, Beijing
Referees:
Xia Chun
He Jingzhou
Cui Zhexiong
February 26
19:30
Beijing Ducks 105–91 Zhejiang Lions
Scoring by quarter: 24-13, 20-33, 36-20, 25-25
Pts: Randolph Morris 31
Rebs: Randolph Morris 11
Asts: 3 players 4
Pts: Rodney White 30
Rebs: Wang Bo 9
Asts: Lin Chih-chieh 4
Beijing win series, 3-0.
Shougang Gymnasium, Beijing
Referees:
Song Yanping
Wang Xiaochun
Jiang Tongbiao
Regular-season series

Zhejiang Lions won 2–0 in the regular-season series:

December 28, 2011
Beijing Ducks 112–118 Zhejiang Lions
February 15, 2012
Zhejiang Lions 114–94 Beijing Ducks

This was the first time Beijing and the Zhejiang Lions had met in the CBA Playoffs.

(3) Shanxi Brave Dragons vs. (6) Shanghai Sharks[edit]

February 22
20:00
Shanghai Sharks 85–90 Shanxi Brave Dragons
Scoring by quarter: 27-25, 17-13, 12-31, 29-21
Pts: Mike Harris 22
Rebs: Mike Harris 14
Asts: Liu Wei 4
Pts: Marcus Williams 37
Rebs: Charles Gaines 19
Asts: Marcus Williams, Ren Junwei 3
Yuanshen Center, Shanghai
Referees:
Song Yanping
Liang Bin
Zhang Peng
February 24
19:30
Shanxi Brave Dragons 99–95 Shanghai Sharks
Scoring by quarter: 22-32, 30-17, 27-24, 20-22
Pts: Charles Gaines 31
Rebs: Charles Gaines 17
Asts: Lü Xiaoming 4
Pts: Marcus Landry 30
Rebs: Zhang Zhaoxu 13
Asts: Liu Wei 4
Binhe Stadium, Taiyuan
Referees:
Li Ping
Duan Zhu
Gao Xin
February 26
19:30
Shanxi Brave Dragons 99–101 Shanghai Sharks
Scoring by quarter: 25-28, 34-17, 24-32, 16-24
Pts: Duan Jiangpeng 36
Rebs: Charles Gaines 17
Asts: Lü Xiaoming 13
Pts: Marcus Landry 24
Rebs: Mike Harris 12
Asts: Tseng Wen-ting 4
Binhe Stadium, Taiyuan
Referees:
Liang Bin
Yang Hongfeng
Liu Jianhua
February 29
19:30
Shanghai Sharks 114–121 Shanxi Brave Dragons
Scoring by quarter: 28-27, 24-27, 33-31, 29-36
Pts: Liu Wei 23
Rebs: Zhang Zhaoxu 17
Asts: Liu Wei 4
Pts: Marcus Williams 35
Rebs: Charles Gaines 22
Asts: Marcus Williams 8
Shanxi win series, 3-1.
Yuanshen Center, Shanghai
Referees:
Song Yanping
Wang Mei
Song Xiaojing
Regular-season series

Teams were tied 1–1 in the regular-season series:

December 16, 2011
Shanghai Sharks 92–90 Shanxi Brave Dragons
February 3, 2012
Shanxi Brave Dragons 119–108 Shanghai Sharks

This was the first time Shanxi and Shanghai had met in the CBA Playoffs.

(4) Xinjiang Flying Tigers vs. (5) Dongguan Leopards[edit]

February 22
19:30
Dongguan Leopards 101–95 Xinjiang Flying Tigers
Scoring by quarter: 29-21, 20-20, 27-24, 25-30
Pts: Ronald Randolph 30
Rebs: Ronald Randolph 14
Asts: Josh Akognon 9
Pts: Ike Diogu, Tim Pickett 19
Rebs: Mengke Bateer 11
Asts: Mengke Bateer 5
Dalang Arena, Dongguan
Referees:
Yang Maogong
Wen Keming
Ye Nan
February 24
20:00
Xinjiang Flying Tigers 93–82 Dongguan Leopards
Scoring by quarter: 23-13, 22-18, 25-25, 23-26
Pts: Ike Diogu 29
Rebs: Xiralijan Muhtar 13
Asts: Mengke Bateer 5
Pts: Josh Akognon 31
Rebs: Sun Tonglin 9
Asts: Zhang Kai 4
Hongshan Arena, Ürümqi
Referees:
Qiao Longsheng
Jiang Zhiyuan
Li Chengxin
February 26
20:00
Xinjiang Flying Tigers 121–115 Dongguan Leopards
Scoring by quarter: 30-26, 34-26, 20-26, 37-37
Pts: Ike Diogu 42
Rebs: Ike Diogu 12
Asts: Xiralijan Muhtar 5
Pts: Josh Akognon 42
Rebs: Ronald Randolph 12
Asts: Josh Akognon, Hung Chih-shan 4
Hongshan Arena, Ürümqi
Referees:
Yang Maogong
Wen Keming
Ye Nan
February 29
19:30
Dongguan Leopards 111–103 Xinjiang Flying Tigers
Scoring by quarter: 20-33, 22-19, 29-32, 40-19
Pts: Josh Akognon 39
Rebs: Zhang Kai, Li Muhao 7
Asts: Josh Akognon 7
Pts: Ike Diogu, Xiralijan Muhtar 29
Rebs: Mengke Bateer 9
Asts: Mengke Bateer 6
Dalang Arena, Dongguan
Referees:
Ban Qi
He Jingzhou
Jiang Zhiyuan
March 2
19:30
Xinjiang Flying Tigers 109–88 Dongguan Leopards
Scoring by quarter: 24-17, 38-26, 23-27, 24-18
Pts: Tim Pickett 43
Rebs: Tim Pickett 15
Asts: Mengke Bateer 5
Pts: Josh Akognon 29
Rebs: Ronald Randolph 16
Asts: R. Randolph, He Zhongmian 2
Xinjiang win series, 3-2.
Hongshan Arena, Ürümqi
Referees:
Wu Minhua
Wen Keming
Wang Mei
Regular-season series

Teams were tied 1–1 in the regular-season series:

December 25, 2011
Dongguan Leopards 97–90 Xinjiang Flying Tigers
February 12, 2012
Xinjiang Flying Tigers 97–89 Dongguan Leopards

This was the first time Xinjiang and Dongguan had met in the CBA Playoffs.

Semifinals[edit]

(1) Guangdong Southern Tigers vs. (4) Xinjiang Flying Tigers[edit]

March 4
19:30
Xinjiang Flying Tigers 92–95 Guangdong Southern Tigers
Scoring by quarter: 21-23, 24-29, 22-17, 25-26
Pts: Tim Pickett 24
Rebs: Tim Pickett, Mengke Bateer 10
Asts: Tim Pickett 6
Pts: Wang Shipeng 23
Rebs: James Singleton 16
Asts: Aaron Brooks, Wang Shipeng 4
Hongshan Arena, Ürümqi
Referees:
Foreign Referee
Wen Keming
Yang Hongfeng
March 7
20:00
Guangdong Southern Tigers 97–92 Xinjiang Flying Tigers
Scoring by quarter: 22-24, 22-18, 27-26, 26-24
Pts: Zhu Fangyu 25
Rebs: James Singleton 9
Asts: 3 players 4
Pts: Tim Pickett 17
Rebs: Ike Diogu 9
Asts: Tim Pickett 4
Dongguan Arena, Dongguan
Referees:
Foreign Referee
Foreign Referee
Song Xiaojing
March 9
19:30
Guangdong Southern Tigers 120–102 Xinjiang Flying Tigers
Scoring by quarter: 26-15, 38-31, 24-25, 32-31
Pts: James Singleton 21
Rebs: James Singleton 16
Asts: Aaron Brooks 7
Pts: Xu Guochong 23
Rebs: Ike Diogu 10
Asts: Tim Pickett 3
Guangdong win series, 3-0.
Dongguan Arena, Dongguan
Referees:
Yu Bin
Foreign Referee
Zhang Peng
Regular-season series

Guangdong won 2–0 in the regular-season series:

December 23, 2011
Guangdong Southern Tigers 109–92 Xinjiang Flying Tigers
February 10, 2012
Xinjiang Flying Tigers 106–110 (OT) Guangdong Southern Tigers

Last Playoffs meeting: 2011 CBA Finals (Guangdong won 4–2).

(2) Beijing Ducks vs. (3) Shanxi Brave Dragons[edit]

March 4
19:30
Shanxi Brave Dragons 122–119 Beijing Ducks
Scoring by quarter: 32-22, 23-31, 34-33, 33-33
Pts: Marcus Williams 40
Rebs: Charles Gaines 18
Asts: Marcus Williams, Lü Xiaoming 4
Pts: Stephon Marbury 42
Rebs: Randolph Morris 9
Asts: Lee Hsueh-lin 5
Binhe Stadium, Taiyuan
Referees:
Yang Maogong
Foreign Referee
Qiao Longsheng
March 7
20:00
Beijing Ducks 132–123 Shanxi Brave Dragons
Scoring by quarter: 40-30, 24-19, 43-35, 25-39
Pts: Stephon Marbury 52
Rebs: Randolph Morris 10
Asts: Stephon Marbury 10
Pts: Marcus Williams 45
Rebs: Charles Gaines 16
Asts: Lü Xiaoming 4
Shougang Gymnasium, Beijing
Referees:
Song Yanping
Foreign Referee
Jiang Zhiyuan
March 9
19:30
Beijing Ducks 128–115 Shanxi Brave Dragons
Scoring by quarter: 35-20, 26-35, 29-33, 38-27
Pts: Stephon Marbury 53
Rebs: Lee Hsueh-lin 10
Asts: Lee Hsueh-lin 5
Pts: Charles Gaines 34
Rebs: Charles Gaines 23
Asts: Marcus Williams 3
Shougang Gymnasium, Beijing
Referees:
Foreign Referee
Ban Qi
Liang Bin
March 11
19:30
Shanxi Brave Dragons 102–100 Beijing Ducks
Scoring by quarter: 28-26, 26-22, 30-32, 18-20
Pts: Marcus Williams 34
Rebs: Charles Gaines 16
Asts: Lü Xiaoming 9
Pts: Randolph Morris 36
Rebs: Randolph Morris 13
Asts: Randolph Morris 4
Binhe Stadium, Taiyuan
Referees:
Foreign Referee
Wu Minhua
Foreign Referee
March 18
19:30
Beijing Ducks 110–98 Shanxi Brave Dragons
Scoring by quarter: 29-13, 26-25, 29-27, 26-33
Pts: Stephon Marbury 30
Rebs: Ji Zhe, Randolph Morris 10
Asts: Stephon Marbury 8
Pts: Charles Gaines 30
Rebs: Charles Gaines 14
Asts: Marcus Williams 5
Beijing win series, 3-2.
Shougang Gymnasium, Beijing
Referees:
Foreign Referee
Foreign Referee
Qiao Longsheng
Regular-season series

Teams were tied 1–1 in the regular-season series:

December 4, 2011
Beijing Ducks 121–97 Shanxi Brave Dragons
January 13, 2012
Shanxi Brave Dragons 114–111 Beijing Ducks

This was the first time Beijing and Shanxi had met in the CBA Playoffs.

CBA Finals: (1) Guangdong Southern Tigers vs. (2) Beijing Ducks[edit]

March 21
20:00
Beijing Ducks 108–101 Guangdong Southern Tigers
Scoring by quarter: 37-22, 18-25, 33-24, 20-30
Pts: Stephon Marbury 36
Rebs: Lee Hsueh-lin, Ji Zhe 7
Asts: Stephon Marbury 5
Pts: Aaron Brooks 36
Rebs: James Singleton 16
Asts: 3 players 3
MasterCard Center, Beijing
Referees:
Foreign Referee
Wang Mei
Foreign Referee
March 23
19:45
Guangdong Southern Tigers 106–109 Beijing Ducks
Scoring by quarter: 32-25, 24-25, 31-27, 19-32
Pts: Aaron Brooks 25
Rebs: James Singleton 15
Asts: Chen Jianghua 5
Pts: Randolph Morris 33
Rebs: Randolph Morris 12
Asts: Stephon Marbury 9
Dongguan Arena, Dongguan
Referees:
Foreign Referee
Xia Chun
Foreign Referee
March 25
19:45
Guangdong Southern Tigers 111–93 Beijing Ducks
Scoring by quarter: 29-21, 20-25, 31-24, 31-23
Pts: Aaron Brooks 30
Rebs: James Singleton 19
Asts: Aaron Brooks 5
Pts: Stephon Marbury 39
Rebs: Randolph Morris 14
Asts: Stephon Marbury 3
Dongguan Arena, Dongguan
Referees:
Song Yanping
Foreign Referee
Foreign Referee
March 28
19:45
Beijing Ducks 107–98 Guangdong Southern Tigers
Scoring by quarter: 26-28, 22-16, 28-26, 31-28
Pts: Randolph Morris 32
Rebs: Randolph Morris 12
Asts: Stephon Marbury 7
Pts: Aaron Brooks 28
Rebs: James Singleton 11
Asts: Aaron Brooks 6
MasterCard Center, Beijing
Referees:
Foreign Referee
Wen Keming
Foreign Referee
March 30
19:45
Beijing Ducks 124–121 Guangdong Southern Tigers
Scoring by quarter: 25-36, 37-21, 32-36, 29-28
Pts: Stephon Marbury 41
Rebs: Randolph Morris, Ji Zhe 8
Asts: Stephon Marbury 7
Pts: Aaron Brooks 33
Rebs: Dong Hanlin 10
Asts: Aaron Brooks 5
Beijing win CBA Finals, 4-1.
MasterCard Center, Beijing
Referees:
Foreign Referee
Yang Maogong
Foreign Referee
Regular-season series

Teams were tied 1–1 in the regular-season series:

November 25, 2011
Guangdong Southern Tigers 92–104 Beijing Ducks
January 4, 2012
Beijing Ducks 99–112 Guangdong Southern Tigers

Last Playoffs meeting: 2003 CBA Semifinals (Guangdong won 3–0).

Notes and references[edit]

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  2. ^ "广东落后19分客场逆转广厦 提前8轮晋级季后赛". 网易CBA. 2012-01-19. Retrieved 2012-01-30. 
  3. ^ "广东提前4轮荣获常规赛冠军 历史上第8次封王". 网易CBA. 2012-02-05. Retrieved 2012-02-05. 
  4. ^ "李根半场33分惊人 北京负青岛仍提前杀进季后赛". 网易CBA. 2012-02-05. Retrieved 2012-02-05. 
  5. ^ "北京93-78击退上海 锁定常规赛第二创队史最佳". 网易CBA. 2012-02-12. Retrieved 2012-02-12. 
  6. ^ a b c d "季后赛形势分析六:五队携手同晋级 稠州辽宁出局". 网易CBA. 2012-02-10. Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
  7. ^ "新疆97-89东莞锁定季后赛 唐正东砍26分11篮板". 网易CBA. 2012-02-12. Retrieved 2012-02-12. 
  8. ^ "双外援发威合砍69分 东莞124-104福建晋级季后赛". 网易CBA. 2012-02-10. Retrieved 2012-02-10. 

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