Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Fatigue led to first loss for Taiwan NT

Taiwan NT dropped its first warmup game in South Korea 99-89 to SK Knights in Seoul Monday due to fatigue after the flight. Lin Chi-jay led with 24 points while Chen Hsin-an and Tsun Wen-din each scored 15 points.

Taiwan NT suited up 10 players for the game. Forward Lee Chi-yi hurt his ankle in the practice and did not play. Tien Lei, who was diagnosed a stress fracture, stayed home and did not make the trip.

The team will play eight warmup games in South Korea for the preparation of the Dona Asian Games.