Yao Ming brought a first win for China

October 23rd, 2008

The Center of Houston Rockets and the Chinese national basketball team, Yao Ming made the incredible match, bringing the first win of the hosts of the basketball tournament of the Olympic Games in Beijing. Chinese are imposed over the team with 85:68 of Angola. The Chinese are in third place in the provisional standings of Group B, while the team of Angola is last with 3 losts. The super-star of Chinese basketball Yao Ming scored 30 points with success of 10 from its 11 shooting for 2 points, and 10 of 11 attempts from the line for punitive strikes. The player, who signed with Los Angeles Lakers – Sun Yue record 11 points and 2 assists, while the new transfer of the New Jersey Nets Zhianlian Yi added 10 points and 11 struggles. Hoakim Gomez is distinguished for Angola with 17 points and 3 assists and Carlos Morais finished with 13 points and 3 struggles.
The meeting began with a much stronger game by the hosts, who for the first 10 minutes were able to gain an advance of 13 points at 28:15, but to the rest Africans took the initiative and lowered its backward to only 2 points for 44:42 . In the third 10 minutes Chinese made a very strong series of 21-9 points, which finished the match. In the final part of the meeting hosts without problems reached success with 85:68.

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