The Mighties' James Chen splits the difference.
Q and Wong Down Mighties
The All-Stars overcame Jason Lee's 4 first-half three
pointers to gain a 30-19 halftime lead behind Quentin Wu's 20 points and
Newton Wong's 12. Wu and Wong would finish with 31 and 20 points each. Wu
also contributed 7 steals.
The Mighties had 4 players in double digits (Lee 14,
Derek Lau-17, Aaron Tom-17, Kevin Tom-11) but the All-Stars took advantage
of a quick transition offense thanks to Wu's steals and Bret Knobelauch's
13 boards and 3 blocks. Wesley Wong also recorded 3 blocks to give the All-Stars
7 as a team.
Jason Lee completed an all-around game with 7 rebounds,
3 assists, 2 steals, and 2 blocks. Aaron Tom added 8 rebounds and 2 blocks.
The Mighties, early fovorites to win it all behind
4-time champion Lee, was without big man, Michael Leung.
The All-Stars made
13 of 16 free throws in the second half.
A Neil Wong Breakout and the "Automatic" Doom Bolts Titans 30-67
Jeremy Lee and Neil Wong rallied the Titans past the Thunderbolts
by scoring 14 and 13 points each in the second half. Lee who finished with
27 points, also added 5 rebounds, 4 assists, and 4 steals. Wong is the
"surprise of the
week" with 23 points for the game and 7 rebounds.
The T'Bolts were up 3 at the half but could not out-run the
Titans offensively. Gary Tran led the T'Bolts with 18 points but 10 of those
came in the first half. James Sun single-handedly kept the T'Bolts close
half points. Sun finished with 16 points and 5 rebounds. Menh Voong chipped
in with 6 points, 6 rebounds, and 4 assists.
Jugs Win "I Can Do Better" Contest
In a game of spurts, the Juggernauts prevailed with
individual moments as different players took turns to have their individual
runs; Kim Tek (16 pts, 5 rebs) knocked down 4 three pointers in the first
half to give the Jugs the lead for good. The Skyrockets retaliated with
three pointers to keep things close. In the second half, Kelvin Chu (27 pts,
9 rebs) attacked the basket repeatedly to help the Jugs run away with
the game but Previn
Graham (24 pts, 6 rebs, 3 blks) answered with crucial three pointers to keep
the Skyrockets in the game. Then Marcus Hung's 3 consecutive jumpers
over Graham and cold Skyrockets shooting
the Jugs a comfortable 10-point lead for good in the final 2 minutes.
Hung finished with 12 points, 8 rebounds, and 3 blocks.
scored 10 points.
The Juggernauts committed 1 turnover as a team compared
to the Skyrockets 9.