Fourteen three-pointers, including six by big man Lee Chih-yi (
Six different players scored in double-figures for Hunters coach Chung Chi-mong (
The Hunters took a 31-19 first-quarter lead and extended it to as large as 28 points in the third quarter before a 38-point fourth quarter by the Bank of Taiwan turned the contest into a more respectable 13-point difference at the final buzzer.
Dinos 78, Taiwan Beer 79
Lin "The Beast" Chih-jeh (
The emotional victory marked the first for the brew masters in five tries against the defending champs, dating back to last season.
The Dinos actually took a 75-74 lead with a minute-and-a-half left to play before the beer squad answered with five straight to gain a four-point advantage with less than 20 seconds on the clock.
Swingman Ho Sho-cheng (
Lions 76, Bank of Taiwan 89
Inexperience took its toll in the Sina Lions' 89-76 overtime loss to the bankers on Saturday as 25 turnovers by the young cubs ultimately cost them the game.
The most evenly matched contest of the week saw the two teams playing to a 70-all tie at the end of regulation before Bank of Taiwan went on a scoring spree against a worn-out Lions club to pull away with the win.
Power forward Yang Jing-ming (
Taiwan Beer 76, Antelopes 83
Playing its second game in as many days, Taiwan Beer finally ran out of steam in the second half against a much fresher ETTV Antelopes lineup that shot nearly 50 percent from the floor.
Sharp-shooter Yang Yu-ming (
Hunters 77, Dinos 72
The red-hot Videoland Hunters (4-0) remained undefeated for the season behind a strong performance by small forward Yang Tseh-yi (
Yang was a problem for the Dinos all game long because with his size advantage, he could easily shoot over the smaller guards and he was too quick for the big men to guard.
Tigers 99, Lions 79
Reserve center Chen Tsu-wei's (
Lions Luo Hsin-liang (