W. Dawkins

Lester Hudson’s 26 Lead Liaoning To China Semis

Author: W. Dawkins
UT-Martin’s Lester Hudson Scores 38 In China

Former University of Tennessee-Martin star Lester Hudson scored 26 points to lead the Liaoning Leopards past Guangsha 112-106 in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) playoffs.

 

With the win, Liaoning advances to the CBA semifinals, capturing the series 3-1.

 

The 6-3 guard made 4 threes while shooting a blistering 75 percent (6-of-8) from two-point range.

 

Hudson also had 9 assists, 8 rebounds, and 4 steals in the series-clinching win.

 

For Guangsha, Courtney Fortson (Arkansas) had 35 points, 8 rebounds, and 7 assists in the season-ending loss.

 

But the star of the game was Hudson, who is seventh in the CBA in scoring this season, averaging 32.5 points, 7 rebounds, and 4 assists for Liaoning.

 

Last season, Hudson was also in China, where he averaged 28.5 points, 7 rebounds, and 5.8 assists for the Leopards, leading the team to the best record in the Chinese league.

 

Hudson, the CBA MVP in 2014-15, averaged 31.2 points, 7.7 rebounds and 6.9 assists to guide the Leopards to the CBA Finals that year. Liaoning lost to Stephon Marbury’s Beijing Ducks 4 games to 2 in the championship series.

 

He finished that season with the Los Angeles Clippers, signing with the team after the CBA Finals.

 

Hudson was offered a $1 million non-guaranteed contract to remain with the Clippers, but turned them down to take a $2 million deal with Liaoning.

 

A second round pick by Boston (58th overall) in the 2009 draft, Hudson has averaged 4.7 points, 1.2 assists, and 1.4 rebounds in parts of four NBA seasons with the Celtics, Grizzlies, Wizards, Cavs, and Clippers.

 

A college star at University of Tennessee-Martin, Hudson was a two-time Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year and recorded the only quadruple-double in NCAA history (25 points, 12 rebounds, 10 assists and 10 steals against Central Baptist College).

 

 

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