Tianjin rally past Sichuan to end winless streak in CBA
The host jumped out to a 11-3 run to seal the victory in the overtime. Sichuan's Courtney Fortson got a game-high 29 points and Thomas Robinson got 21 rebounds while Chen Chen contributed 24 points.
TIANJIN, Nov. 19 (Xinhua) -- Tianjin Pioneer overturned Sichuan Blue Whale 95-93 in overtime to get its first win of the season on Tuesday in CBA League.
Meng Zikai got a double-double with 26 points plus 10 rebounds and Shi Deshuai added 23 points for Tianjin.
Tianjin will play against the league leaders Guangdong Southern Tigers at home on Thursday.
Sichuan established a 72-58 lead at the end of the third quarter, but Tianjin fought back with a 25-11 run in the fourth quarter and tied the game at 83 into overtime.