Russia defeats China 89-80 at basketball worlds

Russia defeated China 89-80 in Group C of the FIBA 2010 World Basketball Championship in Ankara on Wednesday.

Russia defeats China 89-80 at basketball worlds

Russian national basketball team's coach David Blatt said, "we don't have a star, but we really have a good team."

Russia defeated China 89-80 in Group C of the FIBA 2010 World Basketball Championship in Ankara on Wednesday.

After the match, Blatt said that his team played very well in the game with China.

China's coach Bob Donewald said that they played against a very good rival and one of the best coaches of the world today. "They (Russian team) had an extraordinary strategy. We made simple mistakes and lost the game," Donewald said.

Arena: Ankara
Referees: Carl Jungeband (Finland), Cristinao Maranho (Brazil), Hector Sanchez (Venezuela)
China: Liu 5, Shipeng Wang 16 , Sun 19, Yi Jianlian 14, Zhizhi Wang 14, Ding 2, Yu 5, Jin, Guo 2, Zhang, Zhou 3
Russia: Vorontsevich 7, Bykov 11, Fridzon 2, Kaun 16, Monya 17, Ponkrashov 15, Khvostov 2, Voronov 11, Mozgov 8
First quarter: 21-15
Half Time: 43-40
Third quarter: 62-63


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