Wuhan had the upper hand for most of a back-and-forth second half, heading into the final frame with a three-point margin, but had to watch as their lead slipped away.
The signings of Callum Hudson-Odoi (Chelsea) Sergino Dest (Ajax) failed due to the Blues demand to implement a buying-obligation and Barcelona surpassing Bayern's 20 million offer.
With starters back on court in the third quarter, Shanxi pushed the lead back to double digits on Wu Tongtong's three-pointer with 2:50 remaining before going up 63-56 heading toward the final 10 minutes.
MADRID, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona is likely to be without Spain international left back Jordi Alba for a while after he was forced out of Sunday's 1-1 draw at home to Sevilla with a hamstring injury.
Wu opened the game with two straight 3-pointers, while Henan's Zhang Lingge answered with two shots from beyond the arc. Wu and Liu combined for 18 points as Shanxi built a 22-17 lead in the first quarter.
The German association has announced financial difficulties due to several postponed or cancelled games.
Alba's natural replacement in the Barca squad, Junior Firpo, is also injured at the moment, although he is expected to be able to return to training in the coming days. Enditem
Esteghlal had been linked with former Werder Bremen coach Alexander Nouri but they failed to reach an agreement with the German-Iranian coach due to financial disagreements.
Earlier in the women's race, the world record holder Brigid Kosgei defended her title in 2:18:58.
The visitors from Poprad did not put on an offensive show either, but scored twice, which was sufficient for earning their first victory of the season.
Julian Draxler, Idrissa Gueye and Kylian Mbappe added another three in the second half while Angers pulled one back in the 52nd minute.