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The Tianjin Ronggang Gold Lions (simplified Chinese: 天津荣钢金狮; traditional Chinese: 天津榮鋼金獅; pinyin: Tiānjīn Rónggāng Jīnshī) or Tianjin Ronggang or Tianjin Gold Lions are a Chinese professional basketball team based in Tianjin, which plays in the Northern Division of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). The Ronggang Import & Export Trade Company, Ltd., is the club's corporate sponsor while its mascot is a gold lion.

Tianjin Ronggang Gold Lions
Tianjin Ronggang Gold Lions logo
LeaguesCBA
Founded2007
HistoryTianjin Gold Lions
(2007–present)
ArenaTianjin Arena
Capacity10,000
LocationTianjin, China
Team colorsBlue, Red
         
Main sponsorRonggang I&E Trade
Team managerbig man
Head coachRajko Toroman

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HistoryEdit

Tianjin's team joined the league ahead of the 2008–09 CBA season as an expansion club, and is still seeking its first championship as of the 2015–16 CBA season.

RosterEdit

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Tianjin Ronggang roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt.
F 1   Tien Lei 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 105 kg (231 lb)
G 3   Qin Peng 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 75 kg (165 lb)
F 4   Tian Ye 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 80 kg (176 lb)
C 5   Xu Lei 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in) 105 kg (231 lb)
G 6   Chen Zhuo 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 70 kg (154 lb)
G 7   Wang Yingliang 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 75 kg (165 lb)
G/F 9   Zhang Zhihan 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 85 kg (187 lb)
F 11   Zhang Nan 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 85 kg (187 lb)
C 13   Zhang Ji (C) 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in) 95 kg (209 lb)
F 14   Meng Xianglong 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 90 kg (198 lb)
F 15   Li Rongpei 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 86 kg (190 lb)
F 20   Shang Ping 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 108 kg (238 lb)
F 21   Zhang Xiaoyang 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 95 kg (209 lb)
F 23   Shi Deshuai 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 95 kg (209 lb)
F 24   Gao Senbao 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 81 kg (179 lb)
C 30   Yu Gang 2.09 m (6 ft 10 in) 109 kg (240 lb)
G -   Taylor Rochestie 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 88 kg (194 lb)
C 45   Cole Aldrich 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) 115 kg (254 lb)
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

Updated: July 4, 2016

Notable playersEdit

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