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China crushes Jordan 93-60 at FIBA Asia Championship

09-21-2011 14:53 BJT

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China took on Jordan in its second game of the second round at Wuhan, China. A win would secure a quarterfinal spot for the tournament host.

China edged in front early, Wang Zhizhi nailed an open triple to put the 14-time champions on top in the first quarter. Washington Wizards power forward Yi Jianlian made his presence known. He helped China take a narrow cushion.

China took on Jordan in its second game of the second round at Wuhan, China. A win would secure a quarterfinal spot for the tournament host.

Yi struck again later in the quarter from mid-range. China stayed in front throughout. The NBA standout went on to get a double-double of 16 points and 12 boards overall.

China pulled away in the second quarter, Sun Yue drained a floating jumper. Sun then buried an open three, China up by 13. Zaid Abbas led Jordan back. The veteran plays for Beijing in the CBA and he scored late in the second quarter.

And an Abbas triple brought Jordan within single digits. China's sharpshooting Liu Wei stopped the middle-easterners' run. Then, the reliable Wang Zhizhi restored the double-digit advantage.

China's bench stepped up after the half - Yi Li dunked in the third quarter. And fellow reserve Zhang Zhaoxu put down a dunk and drew a three point play. China pushed its lead beyond 20 points.

The hosts would highlight the third quarter with a 30-10 run. Then China confirmed victory in the fourth quarter. The final score read 93-60. China toppled Jordan to take its fifth win in a row and book a place in the last 8 in Wuhan.

China took on Jordan in its second game of the second round at
Wuhan, China. A win would secure a quarterfinal spot for the
tournament host.

China took on Jordan in its second game of the second round
at Wuhan, China. A win would secure a quarterfinal spot for
the tournament host.


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