China Basketball Association is the first-tier professional men's basketball league in China. CBA begins in October or November every year and ends in around April the next year. And playoffs and finals are always held in April. At present, there are 20 teams that take part in the CBA regularly. International basketball players including Yao Ming, Yi Jianlian, Wang Zhizhi and Zhu Fangyu once competed in the CBA during the early stages of their basketball career.
Founded in 2006, Guangsha Lions is a professional basketball team based in Hangzhou, Zhejiang. Guangsha is the name of the club's corporate sponsor. The coming game is Guangsha Lions’ first home match in this season’s playoff.