Last year "champion" Banska Bystrica (crowned after the abrupt end of the 2019/2020 season in March caused by the COVID-19 strike and subsequently stripped of the title as the governing body decided not to crown a champion of the shortened season) and the runner-up Slovan Bratislava are still trying to find their lost forms, losing their respective second-round fixtures.
It was short-lived joy for Berlin though, as Bayern took the lead again through Lewandowski, who tapped home his hat rick following Muller's assist inside the box in the 85th minute.
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.
Outscoring its opponent 28-14 after the first quarter, Jiangsu was never really challenged by Shaanxi over the ensuing three quarters.
CHENGDU, China, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Jiangsu sailed past Shaanxi 89-69 here on Wednesday, starting the 2020-21 Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) campaign with a 3-0 record.
Bratislava's budget is significantly smaller this season and the team from Slovakia's capital city got considerably younger with only three players older than 25 years and features only three foreign names.
Han Ziqi contributed a game-high 23 points, but her solo effort could not save Tianjin from a big loss.
More than 100 cyclists from bicycle clubs and associations around China have signed up for the three-day event, organizers said.
Dongguan got within seven points with 2:19 left in the third quarter, but Shan scored eight straight points thereafter to push Zhejiang's lead to 15 points heading into the last quarter. Dongguan came no closer than 13 points throughout the rest of the game.
But the 33-year-old soon after committed a serious foul on Leo Dubois, for which referee Stephanie Frappart initially showed a yellow card but changed it to a red after a VAR review.
In another game on Sunday, Beijing moved past Daqing 87-50. Enditem