"They played great and showed their value on the court, which led to our victory," Li said.
"Many players have little experience of playing in WCBA. I'm satisfied with their desire to win and fighting spirit," she noted. Enditem
CHENGDU, China, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Shanxi withstood Henan's second-half resistance to record a 76-70 win in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) here on Saturday.
In a fiercely contested second quarter, which was halted by fouls often, Dongguan managed to go up by 19 points clear at halftime through steady performance on the free throw line, and went uncontested from Wuhan back from the locker room.
Khachanov won the pair's previous encounter in Paris - at 2018 Paris Masters, when the Russian claimed a straight-set win in the final to clinch the biggest title of his career until now.
Real Madrid has won without really impressing at the start of the season and Zinedine Zidane will again have selection questions to answer when his side visits Levante. Eden Hazard is out for several weeks, but Vinicus Jr made his case to start with his winning goal at home to Valladolid on Wednesday.
Napoli was banned from traveling by local health authorities, after Piotr Zielinski and Eljif Elmas tested positive for COVID-19.
After pocketing the second win consecutively since the beginning of the season, Shanxi coach Li Ge gave a high appraisal of some of his veterans' performance.
"They are a strong team. Our young players seemed to be a bit afraid of that in the first half, while making some adjustments after the break," Tianjin coach Liu Hao commented, also hoping that his side can progress and improve after the loss. Enditem
After Shaanxi narrowed the gap to five points, Wuhan pulled away as four players connected on 3-pointers in a row, and led 40-35 at halftime.
Cadiz had lost their previous 13 league visits to Athletic Bilbao.