In his 43 appearances for Beijing in the 2019-20 season, Lin averaged 22.7 points, 5.6 rebounds, 5.6 assists and 1.9 steals, leading the team into the last four before they were eliminated by eventual champions the Guangdong Southern Tigers.
Lawson joined the CBA in 2017 to play for Shandong Heroes, and then transferred to Fujian Sturgeons in 2019. Enditem
"There was a period where there was an easy answer to what team is the best in the world. Now, that answer is no longer so easy, with Russia able to make a convincing argument, and Germany not far behind," the FIVB's website reported on Tuesday.
Wang Baoquan, who has led the Tianjin women's volleyball team to ten league titles in 17 years, will continue to lead his spikers in their first competition following their 3-0 triumph in the best-of-five finals of the Chinese women's volleyball league in January.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Former Brazil international midfielder Thiago Neves has joined Sport Recife, three days after parting ways with their Brazilian Serie A rivals Gremio.
The "BVB" smoothed the way for their win with three first-half goals, while Dominic Volkmer's red card before half-time left Duisburg hopeless.
The Bayern striker indicated his club might use different line-ups and tactical approaches to get through the season.
ZAGREB, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Reigning world discus champion Daniel Stahl grabbed another title this season with a 68.87m throw at the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Zagreb, Croatia on Tuesday.
Top seed Djokovic labored for two hours to win 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 against German qualifier Dominik Koepfer.
The 10th seed, the oldest in the Rome Masters draw at 35, lost 6-0, 7-6 (2) to Musetti who is ranked 249th in the world.
MONTEVIDEO, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Barcelona striker Luis Suarez is among 26 players named in Uruguay's squad for World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Ecuador next month.