"With 53 points you cannot win any game," admitted Shanghai coach Milos Paden.
CHENGDU, China, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Shan Wanli scored a game-high 29 points to help Zhejiang beat Dongguan 84-68 in the first round of the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) here on Saturday.
The 19-year-old Pole needed just 68 minutes to avenge her exit to the 2018 champion last year in Paris at the same stage.
"As a young team, we didn't deal well with some details, including defense on Wu, and some mistakes in transition. But I'm quite satisfied with the team's play against such a strong team as Shanxi," he pointed out. Enditem
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The two sides found their shooting range after the tip-ff, especially for Fujian who converted 4 of 5 shots beyond the arc, but Zhejiang managed a 31-26 lead after the first quarter.
On September 6, when Wuhan fans finally got the chance to attend Zall's match against title contenders Beijing Guoan in Suzhou, near Shanghai, hundreds of them made a 750-kilometer (450-mile) trip eastwards to Suzhou for the game.
"We executed the tactics and contained them quite well," Wang Siyu noted.
Once again Getafe is off to an excellent start to the season and although its style of football is not always attractive to watch, it is effective as it showed against Betis in midweek.
CHENGDU, China, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Dongguan inflicted the third consecutive loss on Wuhan, 80-62, in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Wednesday.
Next up for Halep is another 19-year-old youngster, Iga Swiatek of Poland, whom Halep defeated in the round of 16 here last year.