With four key players out of the Jones Cup lineup, Taiwan NT couldn't keep up with the Americans. Passing Lane was not only bigger and stronger, its outside shooting was awesome. Taiwan NT, who was known for its three-point shooting, shot 13-for-36(36%) behind the three-point line, while Passing lane made 12 of 29(41%). Also, Taiwan NT was pounded on the boards, trailing 31-59 in the category.
Steffon Bradford and Terrance Johnson led Passing Lane with 17 each. Yang Yu-ming was Taiwan's top scorer with 16.
Taiwan's Chen Hsin-an, Tien Lei, Lin Chi-jay and Chang Chih-feng all will sit out the Jones Cup due to injury.
Passing Lane 95-74 Taiwan (53-35)
Passing Lane: Terrance Johnson 17p, Steffon Bradford 17p+9rb, Marcus Douthit 16p+10rb, Roosevelt Brown 16p, Chuckwunike Okosa 6p+14rb
Taiwan: Yang Yu-ming 16p, Yang Chin-ming 15p, Tsun Wen-din 11p+9rb+4blk
Passing Lane 2-0