Taiwan lost to China 76-58 in the second preliminary game last night and is now looking at its most important game in the Asian Championship, when it faces Iran on Sunday.
Wu Dai-hao had team-high 10 points. Chen Chih-chun had 9 points. Tien Lei had 8 points and Tsun Wen-din 7. Yao Ming scored 15 points in 24 minutes for the winner, followed by Zhu Fanyu's 12 and Liu Wei's 11 points.