"For so many years, I had been accustomed to setting an alarm clock every day and spending a day according to the schedule."
In the day's other game, five Jiangsu players scored in double figures, led by center Xu Chenyan's 21 points, as they defeated Xinjiang. Chen Xiaojia and Liang Jiamei also bagged 16 and 15 respectively for Jiangsu.
The 2021 Gold Cup - the CONCACAF region's premier international competition - will be played from July 10 to August 1.
"Basketball means the world to me for a long time, and now is the same. As I grow old, I know there are other things I need to pay attention to in life. Basketball is a sport and undertaking that I love, and I have put everything into it."
The Serb restored himself in the decider and played more aggressively on his return to seal it 6-1. The 33-year-old has shown his great ability when played under pressure in recent two weeks as he saved 76 percent break points en route to Sunday's final.
"It's clear that they are better prepared than us, especially when you consider they have had more than 20 days to adapt to the altitude," Scaloni told a virtual news conference.
CHENGDU, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- Zhejiang rallied past Hebei 100-80 and Shaanxi overwhelmed Daqing 110-44 in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) here on Sunday.
COLOGNE, Germany, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Turkey bounced back three times and played out a 3-3 draw with Germany in an international friendly in Cologne on Wednesday.
Ji, featuring in WCBA side Daqing as a coach-player, doubled up her happiness from record-breaking scoring performance on Friday with Daqing's first win during the current campaign.
An emotional Ji, who burst into tears after the thrilling win, said she was aware of refreshing the league's all-time scoring record.
"The players don't seem worried, because unfortunately it is a situation that will last for a while. We'd all like things to be different and to be able to play with fans in the ground, but we can't be worried, even though we all want this to be resolved as soon as possible," said the coach in his pre-game press conference.