The Jilin GBT Northeast Tigers are a men’s professional basketball team based in Changchun, Jilin, China. They play in the North Division of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) and call Changchun Gymnasium home. Their team mascot is a Siberian tiger.
From 2004 to 2006 CBA season, the Tigers finished in fourth place in the CBA’s North Division, but lost in the Quarter-Finals of the CBA Playoffs to the defending champions, the South Division’s Guangdong Southern Tigers. They got the exact same result three years straight. This was the third year in a row, in fact, that the Northeast Tigers were eliminated from the CBA Playoffs by the Southern Tigers.
From 2006 to present they haven’t made the playoffs.