Shanxi took over early in the second quarter, constantly attacking the basket through Fu and Liu in the paint, but Hebei soon charged back with a 9-0 run. Shanxi piled up a 43-38 lead at the break.
Jiangsu and Beijing are placed third and fourth in the championship group standings respectively. Enditem
The NHL and NHLPA previously set Dec. 1 as the tentative start date for next season, with training camp opening Nov. 17. But Bettman stated multiple times that the dates could be pushed back if necessary.
Earlier in the women's race, the world record holder Brigid Kosgei defended her title in 2:18:58.
A win for Barca would carry the positive feeling into the international break, but Sevilla will also look at this game as the chance to show they are title outsiders this season. Enditem
As one of title contenders going into the current campaign, Xinjiang was back on a winning track following its defeat to Sichuan in Thursday's opener.
"Gerhard is a bright coach, and we're very pleased to welcome him to the club," said the team's head of sport Kevin Thelwell. "Gerhard's playing style and experience in youth development align with our philosophy and above all, as a person he fits into our culture. We look forward to him getting here and working together to achieve the goals we have set as a club."
Players of Shandong pose for group photos during the awarding ceremony of the 2020 Chinese Women's Volleyball Championship in Jiangmen, South China's Guangdong Province, on Oct. 2, 2020. (Xinhua/Qin Lang)
Restraining Shanghai to five points in the first quarter and 18 at the break, Xinjiang obviously found its winning key.
"We inflicted great pressure on our opponents throughout the game. Offensively we played inside out and showed our level," Inner Mongolia coach Zheng Wei reflected.
"I mean, we both gave everything," said the third-seeded Thiem. "The thing in tennis is that there is one loser, one winner. Despite (being) so disappointed, I'm still happy for him."