Fierce contention continued throughout the game. Yang Mengran's turnaround lay-up pushed Henan 92-90 ahead with 39 seconds remaining, and Henan sealed matters with 3 of 4 free throws later on.
"That's what I try to do here also in the national team: to push my intensity to the limit to achieve big things," the former Liverpool player said.
"It is the first time in front of all managers, the CEOs, and teams with all their experienced drivers," he said. The young German promised to concentrate on his qualities and "do what I like best".
As the match progressed, Germany assumed control and Turkey's goalkeeper Mert Gunok had to be on guard to defuse long-range efforts from Julian Brandt and Luca Waldschmidt before the break.
"At the current stage, I put 70 percent in turning to a coach, with the remainder still playing on the court."
Haas' Romain Grosjean took a solid ninth place for his first points finish of 2020, with Alfa Romeo's Antonio Giovinazzi rounding out the top ten.
"We restrained their three-pointers quite well, but didn't do enough on guarding against their fast breaks," said Henan coach Li Jianxin, while expressing his appreciation towards his players' team spirit.
Spain also have two players with lightning speed - Barcelona's Ansu Fati and Wolves' Adama Traore, who impressed on his Spain debut against Portugal on Wednesday night.
Zhang said that there were nine teams about 100 players altogether to compete for the championship against his team, "I really hope we can make it to the last minute. Fighting!"
MONTEVIDEO, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Uruguayan national soccer team captain, Diego Godin, said on Wednesday, ahead of their match against Chile in the FIFA World Cup qualification for Qatar 2022, that the Chilean national team is "strong" and is in a process of renovation.
"He asks me to help the team to win games," Adama said.