San Francisco Bay hopes for double victory in both NBA, NHL finals

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San Francisco Bay hopes for double victory in both NBA, NHL finals

The National Basketball Association and National Hockey League are both deep into their finals right now.

The San Francisco Bay Area is lucky enough to have a team competing in both of those sporting championships.

CCTV America’s Mark Niu has more on all the excitement.

San Francisco Bay hopes for double victory in both NBA, NHL finals

San Francisco Bay hopes for double victory in both NBA, NHL finals

The National Basketball Association and National Hockey League are both deep into their finals right now. The San Francisco Bay Area is lucky enough to have a team competing in both of those sporting championships. CCTV America's Mark Niu has more on all the excitement.

Expectations are at an all-time high for the Golden State Warriors. Last season, they won the NBA finals and this year they set a single season record with 73 wins.

In the middle of this American championship, there is also the influence of a Chinese company.

ZTE has the fortune of being a sponsor for both the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers, which is that two of five NBA teams it has cut deals with.

“Good season for Warriors last season, they become the champion and we also grow our market share by 31 percent shipment growth, also in the United States. This is truly a win, win partnership,” Lixin Cheng, Chairman and CEO of ZTE USA, said.

Meanwhile, the San Jose Sharks are battling the Pittsburgh Penguins, but are in danger of losing the series.

CCTV America’s Mark Niu interviewed Lixin Cheng, Chairman and CEO of ZTE USA. He asked Lixin one more question about a correlation between his NBA partnerships and ZTE mobile sales. Here’s his response: