Jilin bring back CBA leading scorer Jones

Jilin bring back CBA leading scorer Jones

Agency News

Beijing, Dec 31: Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) side Jilin Northeast Tigers have decided to bring the league's leading scorer Dominique Jones back into its squad to replace Denzel Bowles.

Jones had averaged a league-leading 38 points per game, along with eight rebounds, 8.5 assists and 1.7 steals. But after suffering a muscle strain, Jones was replaced on Jilin's roster by the 2.08-meter-tall Bowles on December 25.

Bowles contributed an average of 22.5 points, eight rebounds and seven assists in his two appearances for Jilin. After 22 rounds of CBA matches, Jilin sit 11th in the standings with 12 victories and 10 defeats. (UNI-Xinhua)