"We played well at the start, and executed as planned at both ends, which gave us an upper hand in the first half. But back from the locker room, we didn't put enough pressure on them in defense and do well in transition," Beijing coach Zhang Yunsong noted.
Wuhan quickly found its form beyond the arc, sinking three 3-pointers, while Henan scored its opening eight points all from the free throw line. Wuhan capped the first quarter by going up 18-15.
With the installation of the 150-meter long span, Quader said the 32nd span among the 41 spans had been installed on the 6.15-km bridge, making 4.8 km of the bridge complete.
Li Yueru shot 13 of 17 from the field to contribute 27 points and 20 rebounds for the winner. Shanxi was unable to contain Li Yueru's glittering play, thus seeing little hope of a comeback in the second half.
Neymar's possible withdrawal from Friday's fixture at Corinthians Arena would likely provide a starting opportunity for Benfica forward Everton Soares.
The finals of S10 will be held in the newly-constructed Pudong Football Stadium on October 31, with free admission for 6,312 spectators. Enditem
In a video message released by the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee, Bach told Chef de Missions of all national Olympic committees, "I am sure the question today in your mind is: will the athletes make their Olympic dream come true in 10 months from now? In this regard, I can reassure you that we are working at full speed with our Japanese partners and friends to ensure safe Olympic Games that are fit for the post-corona world."
The 3,140-ton span was placed between pier-4 and pier-5, Dewan Abdul Quader, a senior Bangladeshi engineer of the Padma Multipurpose Bridge Project, told Xinhua.
"We have given away far too many leads," he complains. "We must gain a new mentality."
Beijing outscored Shandong 32-15 in the second quarter. Five Beijing players scored in double figures, led by Tang Yu's 20 points. Wang Chengcheng helped with 14 points.
Flamengo have now won each of their past three league matches to move level on points with leaders Atletico Mineiro, who have a game in hand.