China basketball coach says Puerto Rica deserved to win

Puerto Rico defeated China 84-76 in Group C of the FIBA 2010 World Basketball Championship in Ankara on Tuesday.

China basketball coach says Puerto Rica deserved to win

The coach of China's national basketball team Bob Donewald said Puerto Rico deserved to win the match and congratulated Puerto Rico.

Donewald, told a news conference after the match that Puerto Rico played a very good game noting that, "we should focus on the other matches. It was a tough game."

Puerto Rico's Coach Monalo Cintron said, "this match was very important. We succeeded. We will have another important match tomorrow. We want to win that match."

Puerto Rico defeated China 84-76 in Group C of the FIBA 2010 World Basketball Championship in Ankara on Tuesday.

Arena: Ankara

Referees: Sasa Pukl (Slovenia), Jason Scott Butler (Australia), Marwan Egho (Lebanon)

Puerto Rico: Ramos 6, Barea 13, Vassallo 22, Sanchez, Lee 13, Rivera, Diaz 2, Huertas 5, Peavy 13, Balkman 10

China: Liu 11, Shipeng Wang 5, Sun 12, Yi Jianlian 24, Zhizhi Wang 17, Ding 4, Yu, Jin, Guo, Su, Zhou 3

First quarter: 20-21

Half time: 44-37

Third quarter: 63-57


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