Shanghai's defense played a decisive role in their 112-98 victory over Shaanxi despite the latter's crazy 3-pointer shooting performance
Four naturalized players Jiang Guangtai, Fei Nanduo, Ai Kesen and Li Ke were called up. Wu Xinghan from Shandong Luneng replaced Wuhan Zall midfielder Liu Yun who misses out due to injury.
Atletico Madrid at home to Villarreal is Saturday's most attractive game, with Luis Suarez likely to start in the Wanda Metropolitano as Atletico looks to improve on its flat showing away to Huesca in midweek.
Outscoring its opponent 28-14 after the first quarter, Jiangsu was never really challenged by Shaanxi over the ensuing three quarters.
Another 10-0 surge into the second quarter extended Beijing's advantage to over 25 points. Daqing's loose defense provided Beijing many easy baskets in the paint, and the latter also found their range, going into the break with a 57-28 lead.
With a perfect record in the new season, Jiangsu expects a tough route ahead as title contender Xinjiang awaits them on Saturday.
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.
Li felt a bit uncomfortable about Shandong's double team early in the match, but soon get used to that, making two baskets and feeding Chen's two layups, to help Inner Mongolia race ahead 19-15 in the first quarter.
SHANGHAI, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese men's national football team has started a six-day training camp here on Sunday during the break of the Chinese Super League (CSL).
Real Madrid's 2-0 win away at Levante takes them into the international break as league leaders, but you would be wrong to think all was plain sailing for Zinedine Zidane's side.
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.