Netease Sports reported on October 21:
On October 21st, the new CBA season will continue.
In the opening game of the new season, the Xinjiang team defeated the Guangzhou team 102-97 and made a good start. In that game, Zhou Qi easily scored 26 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists.
After the game began, the Xinjiang team's two young strikers, Qi Lin and Tang Caiyu, felt hot, and the consecutive three-pointers quickly helped the team build a lead. Zhou Qi took the initiative to give way to the two young players on the offensive end and put more energy on the defensive end.
Zhou Qi gained weight during the offseason, and it seemed that the effect was very significant, and it also gave him a stronger confrontation ability and more deterrence on the defensive end. Wang Shaojie of the Beijing Control Team struggled very hard against Zhou Qi. With more than 8 minutes left in the first quarter, Wang Shaojie held the ball and surpassed Zhou Qi. In the next round, Zhou Qi continuously grabbed offensive rebounds and easily scored the first point of the game. In the middle of the second quarter of the game, Beijing's giant Zhang Fan counterattacked the basket with the ball.
In the second quarter of the game, the North Control team hit three consecutive points, showing signs of narrowing the difference. With 6 minutes and 03 seconds left in the quarter, Zhou Qi caught the ball from the free throw line and took off in a big stride, completing the domineering one-handed fly buckle. No one of the North Control team dared to block its edge. North Control Team
Back in the second half, Zhou Qi hit a three-pointer as soon as he came up to help the team continue to expand its lead. Zhou Qi's ability to connect teams has also improved significantly. Using his strong personal restraint, Zhou Qi attracted double-teams one after another, and then assisted his teammate to hit a three-pointer from the outside. In the whole game, Zhou Qi sent 5 assists. The point difference has come to 40 points, and there is no suspense about the outcome. In the middle of the third quarter, Zhou Qi was replaced and easily clocked out of get off work in three quarters.